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70-90% of all illness is resolved at home – Original Medicine

When we think of medicine, we often think of medical professionals: doctors, nurses and other health care practitioners. We think of clinics and hospitals. We think of emergencies and saviors. And we would not be ‘wrong’ but our lens would be focused narrowly. Medical anthropology has studied the question of where health care happens and found whether in […]

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Placebo effects make Good Medicine better

Ted Kaptchuk, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School: "There is a veritable pharmacy in each and every one of us". "I’ve always believed there is an important component of medicine that involved suggestion, ritual, and belief.” Ted KaptchukTed Kaptchuk - Placebo StudiesTed Kaptchuk’s multidisciplinary career began with his training as an acupuncturist and herbalist in Macao, China. He then [...]