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February 5, 2016

A pioneering cancer doctor foresees "The Death of Cancer," examining the evidence for—and against —mind-body medicine. Plus, restoring missing maternal microbes.


Can the Placebo Effect Have Real Clinical Value?

Some cases suggest that simply believing that we're getting better has healing effects.

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An ‘On the Move’ Playlist

Add some musical accompaniment to your reading of Oliver Sacks’ "On the Move" with these Sacks-inspired tracks, curated by Brain Pickings’ Maria Popova.

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