Healing and curing are different. Healing is a process of bringing all the aspects of who we are into harmony and balance with one another. Curing, in a medical model, is about fixing one aspect of who we are. One can be cured without being healed, and one can be healed without being cured. They often go hand in hand.
Healing Touch is often used as an adjunct therapy to the cures of western medicine. For some articles and research, you can click on the different topics on this page for more information.