Against better advice, Dr Jeffrey Rediger, a Harvard Medical Faculty member, has spent nearly 20 years investigating so-called medical miracles. Here, he unveils the science behind 'spontaneous' healing and lays out the physical and mental principles of recovery, through breath-taking stories of remission. Long after she's supposed to be dead, a woman with aggressive pancreatic cancer finds herself cured. A teenage girl suddenly and unexpectedly overcomes the cerebral palsy she's had since birth. An 85-year-old man stuns doctors when his CT scan shows that the tumours on his kidneys have inexplicably vanished. What can we learn from these incredible, yet true, case studies? Dr Rediger offers clear, practical advice on how we can improve our health, from diet and relaxation to a positive mindset when facing illness.