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Kia supports Doctors on Wheels placebo

September 12, 2012

Kia Canada has partnered with McGill and the Jewish General Hospital in support of the "Doctors on Wheels" Lab program. Two 2013 Kia Sorento Sport Utility Vehicles have been provided to Amir Raz and his colleague Cory Harris to travel into urban centres as well as remote areas and engage in community outreach activities, including education, medical and psychosocial research, and health-centered initiatives. Read more here.

Alberta Prime Time - Prescribing Placebos placebo

June 21th, 2011

CBC Radio - The Current: Placebo Medication placebo

June 8th, 2011

National Post - The Wonder Drug That's No Drug At All - More Doctors Prescribing Placebos to Unwitting Patients placebo

May 5th, 2011

According to a recent survey conducted amongst doctors in Canada, many doctors give placebos or submedical doses to their patients. Dr. Raz explores the results further and stresses the need to better inform medical students and research about placebos. (Link to article.)