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Stents, Placebos, and the Heart

  “Patients always feel better when we do an invasive procedure. That’s how the mind works.” From Atlantic Magazine James Hamblin– November 8, 2017– Placebo Effect of the Heart — After 40 years, millions of procedures, and billions of dollars, doctors are questioning whether a common procedure is doing more harm than good. How much does heart disease depend on a patient’s state of mind? A doctor stands over you and feeds a long wire up the inside of your… Keep Reading

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