Friday, January 27, 2012

Tourettes-like syndrome SPREADS among high school students as activist lawyer Erin Brockovich suggests 'chemical spill' may be to blame

A mysterious disorder which exhibits symptoms similar to Tourette's has affected more students at the same high school.

Earlier this month, it was reported that 12 female students, who all attend Le Roy High School, in New York, had been diagnosed and were being treated for the unexplained illness.

That number has now risen to 17 teenagers and they are all reportedly suffering from verbal outbursts and involuntary twitches.

15 out of the 17 go to Le Roy High School in Genesee County, New York State. Only one boy has been affected, the other 14 sufferers are girls.

The other two girls live in Corinth, Saratoga County, around 250 miles away.

One of the teenagers affected, 16-year-old Lori Brownell, posted a video on YouTube discussing how her symptoms started last August and looking for help from anyone who might explain her condition. Read More