Big Pharma and the Placebo Effect

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A funny thing keeps happening on the way to getting new drugs approved by the FDA. Placebos, or sugar pills, are beating out new blockbuster medicines in test trials, causing a series of setbacks for big pharmaceuticals. Steve Silberman is a senior writer at Wired magazine.

Credits

Guest:
Steve Silberman - Senior Writer, Wired Magazine

Host:
Sara Terry

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Katie Cooper