Erin Brockovich to Investigate Disturbing Tourette-Like Symptoms Affecting NY Teens

by , 01/28/12
filed under: New York City, News

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Erin Brockovich, the famed environmental activist, is researching a new, rather disturbing Tourette-like illness affecting more than a dozen teens in Leroy, New York. What started as a seemingly isolated case with one teenage girl several months ago has spread to affect 17 students, 15 of whom attend LeRoy High School in Genesee County. The two students not attending the school both passed through last year for a softball tournament. While school officials have ruled out environmental factors, Ms. Brockovich and even the National Institute of Health seem to disagree, having launched separate investigations. Hit the jump to see a YouTube video by one of the affected teens.


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  1. Rhondajoy February 13, 2012 at 2:27 pm

    SYDENHAM’S CHOREA??? Sounds like it? Look it up.

  2. nope February 7, 2012 at 8:50 am

    this amazes me to no end… mass hysteria doesnt cause seizures.. oh please that doc about makes me want to hurl…. check for antifreeze poisoining…

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