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Study: Placebos Even Helped Patients Who Knew

Linda [Buonanno] was taking placebos, containing no real medication at all. What makes her story even more astonishing is that, unlike traditional experiments with placebos, she was told she was taking placebos! "I remember the first day I took it, I said, 'Why am I even taking this? You know, it's like a waste of my time,'" Buonanno said. "But when I saw that I felt better, I'm thinking, 'Well, maybe he just told me it was a placebo.
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