Linda Burfield Hazzard

Linda Burfield Hazzard

Linda Burfield Hazzard a.k.a the “Starvation Doctor” who wrote the book, “Fasting for the Cure of Disease,” was convicted of manslaughter in 1912 for a patient’s death by starvation. At least 15 deaths are attributed to her “care.” While doing a fasting cure on herself in 1938, she died of starvation.

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