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Last year, over 20,000 Americans were killed by fentanyl. (Image: pixabay.com)

Fentanyl: The Killer Drug Made in China

The China-made drug fentanyl has killed thousands of Americans in the past several years. In response, President Donald Trump last month announced that the U.S. was increasing measures to “hold back the flood of cheap and deadly fentanyl, a synthetic…

'We’re still learning a lot about the critical ingredients of placebo effects. What we think now is that they require both belief in the power of the treatment and experiences that are consistent with those beliefs.' (Image: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain)

Is Using a Placebo That Bad?

Because we are still learning about the human body, the placebo effect is not completely understood. Researchers have discovered that people can be trained to believe in a placebo even after they’re told it isn’t real medicine.

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Fentanyl: The Killer Drug Made in China

The China-made drug fentanyl has killed thousands of Americans in the past several years. In response, President Donald Trump last month announced that the U.S. was increasing measures to “hold…

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Is Using a Placebo That Bad?

Because we are still learning about the human body, the placebo effect is not completely understood. Researchers have discovered that people can be trained to believe in a placebo even…