“Fake” medicine nets “real” results

    What if doctors could prescribe a placebo without all the ethical ickiness of deceiving their patients? Psychologist Dan Gottlieb and WHYY’s health reporter Taunya English discuss a new study that questions our conventional wisdom about sugar pills.

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