Faith Healing

Couple Who Used Faith Healing Plead Guilty in Infant's Death
OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Two members of an Oregon church that shuns traditional medicine in favor of prayer and anointing the sick with oils have pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the death of their premature daughter. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that Sarah Mitchell and her husband, Travi…
Idaho Begins Review of Faith-Healing Exemption
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers have taken their first step in reviewing the state's contentious faith-healing exemption law, which allows families to cite religious reasons for medical decisions without fear of being charged with neglect or abuse.