In So Many Words

Info-Comics by Larry Paros


The Magical Solution to Illness

The Key Root for this column: Latin, placebo, "I please."

Words and Phrases List

Placebo

Thoughts for Today

  1. Recount an instance in which you literally made yourself sick.
  2. Recount one in which your emotional state contributed to your wellness.
  3. Have you carried the lessons of 1&2 forward as to how you live your life?
  4. Why do you think modern medicine is reluctant to embrace placebo as an integral part of the healing process?
  5. Does your Doctor's attitude towards you and a suggested treatment have any effect on its outcome?