Placebo

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poster.jpgCould the best medicine be no medicine at all? With new research demonstrating the startling power of the placebo effect, Radiolab examines the chemical consequences of belief and imagination...from the symbolic power of the doctor coat to the very real stash of opium in your mind.

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Credits

Hosts:
Jad Abumrad, Robert Krulwich