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Sham surgery trials and the placebo effect

Video Sham surgery trials and the placebo effect1:51 Prof. Ian Harris, author of ‘Surgery, the ultimate Placebo’, explains that through sham or placebo surgery trials, surgeons are discovering that many common surgical procedures, like knee surgery or back surgery, simply have no effect on your body, while at the same time exposing you to great… Read More »

New Jersey barbershop owner arrested after botched laser surgery leaves woman with facial scars, cops say

Young Hwan Choi, 72, was recently arrested on aggravated assault and unlicensed practice of medicine and surgery charges. (Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office) A New Jersey man was recently arrested on charges of aggravated assault and practicing medicine without a license after a woman was reportedly left with facial scars following a botched laser surgery. ‘FREAK’ SNOWBOARDING ACCIDENT LEFT WOMAN WITH… Read More »