Can the 'Mad Russian' cure your addiction?
Overcoming an addiction is challenging. But a man in Massachusetts claims he can manipulate energy with his hands to stop pain and drug or alcohol addiction on the spot. Nicknamed “the Mad Russian,” Yefim Shubentsov claims to have treated 167,000 people since the 1980s with his unorthodox addiction treatment techniques, which are not backed by any established science. We went to meet Shubentsov and his “patients,” and asked experts for their take on the Mad Russian.