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Skeptoid

Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive, all ad-free.

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Skeptoid #203: Therapeutic Touch

April 27th, 2010

Episode 218 of 616 episodes

Therapeutic touch is a healing method used by many nurses to treat pain. It involves waving your hands over the patient's body to manipulate their magnetic field. Does this field exist, and is there any evidence that doing this would be beneficial to the patient?

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