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Sun February 3, 2013
Medical Treatments

Research Shows Placebos May Have Place In Everyday Treatments

Originally published on Sun February 3, 2013 6:16 pm

The placebo effect, in which patients perceive an effect from a fake drug, is even stronger than once believed. Host Laura Sullivan talks to Ted Kaptchuk, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, about his research on how sham treatments affect the way we feel.