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Doctor with revoked license continues to sell unproven stem cell treatments

Doctor with revoked license continues to sell unproven stem cell treatments

Last fall, two decades after Malibu psychiatrist William Rader began selling unproven stem cell treatments to desperate patients with incurable conditions, California authorities permanently revoked his medical license for negligence, false or misleading advertising and professional misconduct. "His dishonesty permeates every aspect of his business and practices," the medical board wrote in a scathing 39-page decision. Today, Rader has a new title: "chief scientist" rather than "chief medical officer." But his California company continues to operate, advertising and arranging injections that cost $30,000 apiece and are administered abroad, outside the...

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