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Professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter (PiPS) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Dr. Ted J. Kaptchuk has been studying placebos for over 20 years. His most recent study is shedding lighting on this interesting phenomenon. Kaptchuk has been working on open-label placebos, where patients are aware that they are ingesting a "sugar pill".
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