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The Power of Mind and the Promise of Placebo

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For decades, the gold standard of medical research has been the double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. You give one group of patients a medicine you want to test, and another group a dummy pill that has no active ingredients. Neither the patients nor doctors know who is getting which.

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..Is all that we see or seem,
but a dream within a dream.
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