Mind Over Medicine: Power in Placebos?
They're called placebos, sugar pills, shams, shots of saline, and fake creams. But some argue even though their ingredients may be bogus, the reactions are real. Almost half of all doctors regularly give their patients placebos. Are they con artists or do they know the most effective medicine could be in your head? In Healthy Living, Shainna Ziegler reports on the controversy of prescribing placebos.