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Store selling Scientology vitamin regimen raises concerns

Title: Store selling Scientology vitamin regimen raises concerns
Date: Sunday, 28 March 1999
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Geoff Dougherty
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NEW PORT RICHEY – Two members of the state physician's board are questioning whether a health-food store with ties to Scientology is practicing medicine illegally by offering a church-sanctioned vitamin regimen. The treatment, called "purification rundown," is one of the first steps Scientologists take upon joining the church. Church members tout the rundown as a purifying routine that enables people to kick drug abuse and "think more clearly and have more energy." Some physicians, and a former Scientologist interviewed by the ... [Read the rest at]