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‘I Knew They Were Sugar Pills But I Felt Fantastic’

IBS patient Linda Buonanno knew the pills she was given contained no active drugs, yet they had an immediate effect on her condition. So can placebos play a useful medical role?

Source: Bioethics Bulletin by the Berman Institute of Bioethics.

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