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In Redesigned Room, Hospital Patients Heal Faster

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Cathedral St. Louis, Missouri

Catholics are sometimes criticized for spending money on architecture, music, and art. In fact, most American Catholics don’t value sacred art or beautiful liturgical spaces as much as they once did, but recent studies prove that beauty is healing. When Princeton University Hospital redesigned its rooms, patients requested 30% less pain medication. More from The New York Times here: In Redesigned Room, Hospital Patients Heal Faster