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Thought and health: seeing the link

From the February 13, 2012 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

“Belief and its effect on our health” December 22, 2011.

Penny Sarchet doesn’t think of herself as a detective, but she’s been acting like one. She recently received a prize for her science essay on the nocebo effect, one of the winning entries in a writing contest sponsored by the Wellcome Trust in association with The Guardian and The Observer , who have been on the lookout throughout the UK for the next generation of outstanding science writers.