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August 2, 2000

Are Magnets Effective for Pain Control?

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Stephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Contributing EditorIndividualAuthor

JAMA. 2000;284(5):564-566. doi:10.1001/jama.284.5.561

To the Editor: I am distressed that you have permitted Dr Collocott and colleagues1 to state that the depth of "The source of pain in our participants . . . may explain the lack of beneficial effect from the magnets used." This remark indicates a presumption that a less deep source or a stronger magnet might have resulted in a positive outcome. Nowhere in the article is there any indication of the lack of factual basis for considering these possibilities.

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