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Placebo Facts 8

I went to Novel Approaches in the Treatment of Depression at Mass General Hospital on June 14, 2014. Cristina Cusin, MD, gave a great lecture on The Role of Placebo in Clinical Practice. She shared some fun facts about placebos:

8. An injected placebo works better than a placebo pill.

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Bob

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Placebo Facts 7

I went to Novel Approaches in the Treatment of Depression at Mass General Hospital on June 14, 2014. Cristina Cusin, MD, gave a great lecture on The Role of Placebo in Clinical Practice. She shared some fun facts about placebos:

7. Homeopathic placebos work just as well as conventional-medication placebos.

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Bob

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Placebo Facts 6

I went to Novel Approaches in the Treatment of Depression at Mass General Hospital on June 14, 2014. Cristina Cusin, MD, gave a great lecture on The Role of Placebo in Clinical Practice. She shared some fun facts about placebos:

6. Placebos work best if administered by someone in a white coat.

See the complete list here.

Bob

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Placebo Facts 5

I went to Novel Approaches in the Treatment of Depression at Mass General Hospital on June 14, 2014. Cristina Cusin, MD, gave a great lecture on The Role of Placebo in Clinical Practice. She shared some fun facts about placebos:

5. Brand name placebos work better than generic ones.

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Bob

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Placebo Facts 4

I went to Novel Approaches in the Treatment of Depression at Mass General Hospital on June 14, 2014. Cristina Cusin, MD, gave a great lecture on The Role of Placebo in Clinical Practice. She shared some fun facts about placebos:

4. Red placebos work best for pain.

See the complete list here.

Bob

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Placebo Facts 3

I went to Novel Approaches in the Treatment of Depression at Mass General Hospital on June 14, 2014. Cristina Cusin, MD, gave a great lecture on The Role of Placebo in Clinical Practice. She shared some fun facts about placebos:

3. Blue placebos work best for sleep.

See the complete list here.

Bob

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Placebo Facts 2

I went to Novel Approaches in the Treatment of Depression at Mass General Hospital on June 14, 2014. Cristina Cusin, MD, gave a great lecture on The Role of Placebo in Clinical Practice. She shared some fun facts about placebos:

2. Two placebos per day work better than one.

See the complete list here.

Bob

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Placebo Facts 1

I went to Novel Approaches in the Treatment of Depression at Mass General Hospital on Saturday. Cristina Cusin, MD, gave a great lecture on The Role of Placebo in Clinical Practice. She shared some fun facts about placebos:

1. Expensive placebos work better than less-expensive ones.

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Bob

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Another Kindle Countdown Deal

Happy Easter! Check out this amazing Amazon Kindle Countdown Deal on my book, Witness to the Dark: My Daughter’s Troubled Times. A Comedy of Emotions. Just 99 cents through Friday, then inching back up over the weekend before returning to it’s regular, low price on Wednesday. Amazon.com.

No need for a Kindle Reader. Read it using a free app on your computer, your iPad, or your phone.

Bob

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Kindle Countdown Deal

Happy New Year! Check out the amazing Amazon Kindle Countdown Deal on my book, Witness to the Dark: My Daughter’s Troubled Times. A Comedy of Emotions. Just 99 cents through Saturday, then $1.99 for the rest of the weekend before returning to it’s regular, low price on Tuesday. Amazon.com.

You don’t even need a Kindle Reader. Read it using a free app on your computer, your iPad, even your phone.

Bob

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