When Pseudoscience Kills.

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When Pseudoscience Kills.

Post by bindeweede » Mon Oct 26, 2015 1:20 pm

"Lavigne died in hospital after she and eight others in a personal-development seminar called Dying in Consciousness were covered with mud, wrapped in plastic, put under blankets and immobilized with their heads in cardboard boxes for about nine hours, under instructions to hyperventilate.
"Lavigne was removed, unconscious and with a body temperature of 40.5 C, from the Ferme Reine de la Paix in the Drummondville, Que., area after a 911 call that Radio-Canada said had been made by Gabrielle Frechette, a self-styled therapist who was the seminar's operator."

Frechette, who claims that she channels Melchisedech, a Biblical figure, is denying that she has any culpability in Lavigne's death.
Read the whole article from Dr Steven Novella.

http://www.randi.org/site/index.php/swi ... kills.html

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Re: When Pseudoscience Kills.

Post by Zep » Mon Oct 26, 2015 1:20 pm

Tragic and avoidable.

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