Acupuncture Is Theatrical Placebo

@article{Colquhoun2013AcupunctureIT,
  title={Acupuncture Is Theatrical Placebo},
  author={David Colquhoun and Steven P Novella},
  journal={Anesthesia \& Analgesia},
  year={2013},
  volume={116},
  pages={1360–1363}
}
Pain is a big problem. If you read about pain management centers, you might think it had been solved. It has not. And when no effective treatment exists for a medical problem, it leads to a tendency to clutch at straws. Research has shown that acupuncture is little more than such a straw.Although it 

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