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Old 04-22-2012, 01:40 AM   #1
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story about fake medicine

Does anyone what the story is called when a guy gives this guy medicine and claim it as medicine and psychologically heals him?
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Old 04-22-2012, 01:43 AM   #2
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You mean placebos?
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Old 04-22-2012, 01:45 AM   #3
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yea its the placebo effect
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Yep Pretty much everyone answered it. It is called the placebo effect.

However, this could have been asked in the "No need to start a new thread" thread
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I'm surprised people even said placebo effect.

I came in here thinking there was some specific news story/article about a fraud that you're looking for.
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so wheres the story about fake medicine?
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