A story from this past week was a tough one for those of us who live and breathe pseudoscience debunking to stomach. Mercifully, we were thrown a bone just when we thought that hope was gone.
A man who is no stranger to the world of pseudoscience, David Stephan, was scheduled to speak at a number of upcoming Wellness Expos and events in different areas of Canada.
But, Stephan is no ordinary snake oil salesman. He was also convicted, along with his wife Collet, in failing to provide the necessities of life for their child, Ezekiel.
The story of Ezekiel Stephen is too tragic to bear. In short, he was a 19-month old boy who had a bacterial infection that his parents, David and Collet, treated with natural remedies instead of seeking medical treatment. What happened...