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Urine injection kills Bolivian woman

Posted in News by Skepdude on February 10, 2009

LA PAZ, Bolivia – A Bolivian woman has died from an injection of urine allegedly administered by her friend as a form of health therapy, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

Investigating prosecutor Oscar Flores told The Associated Press that 35-year-old Gabriela Ascarrunz died Saturday of an “infection caused by urine that was injected by fashion designer Monica Schultz.”

Local newspapers reported that Schultz, who is known across Bolivia for her clothing lines, is a practitioner of urine therapy — a form of alternative medicine using human urine for cosmetic purposes or to treat various diseases. Some people rub it on their skin, while others inject or drink it.



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  1. Nihilodei said, on March 14, 2009 at 3:58 AM

    Well it now absolutely explains homeopathy! An in vivi dilution followed by sussesion ( a car crash maybe?).

    I continually ask people why they can be so gullible to believe in things (I am not popular). My partner thinks that acupunture works in China (but not here). My partners brother gets treated by a vet because he is so dissilusioned by his chiropractic and western medicine treatment (he might also be cheap).

    Not even the most alternative gullible person i know (my mother) would be shot with urine.

    All I can say is Bolivia should examine what is being taught in schools to produce a coven of urine soaked ignorants.

    Maybe there is a job for Jenny Mcarthy… in Bolivia

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