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Billie Eilish said she was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome at age 11. Here are a few signs of the tic disorder.

In an interview with David Letterman, Eilish said she likes talking about the tic disorder and that…

Andrea Michelson   


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Another study links tics to social media as researchers find more time scrolling on apps could make them worse

Researchers have been investigating a curious increase of tic disorders emerging in new, teenage pa…

Andrea Michelson   


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8 teen girls are proof TikTok is not to blame for the rise in social tics, CDC says

A sharp rise in teens exhibiting jerky movements and noises called tics has been blamed on TikTok —…

Hilary Brueck   


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A teenager on TikTok said her Tourette Syndrome makes her shout anti-police slogans like 'ACAB'

15-year-old Carly and her mom say she's been met with support and skepticism. Both say she was diag…

Margot Harris   


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Teen girls are showing up to the doctor with tics, and experts think anxiety, depression, and TikTok could be playing a role

Many of the teen girls who developed tics were watching TikTokers who say they have Tourette Syndro…

Sarah Al-Arshani   


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Psychiatrists have discovered that patients with tics have 'caught' a 'Tourette's-like' illness from social media

Psychiatrists in Germany have seen an increase in cases of people with tics - and they're identical…

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'A flying Tic Tac wasn't part of our plan': Former US Navy fighter pilot describes encounter with UFO

"We don't know what it was, but it was there, we saw it, and it's worth investigating further," ret…

Ryan Pickrell   


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The Navy pilot who recorded video of a Tic Tac-shaped UFO says he doesn't want to be associated with aliens

Before Underwood spotted the flying object, he said, he received a tip from his commanding officer …

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Meet secretive Nutella billionaire Giovanni Ferrero, who built a $32 billion fortune off Tic Tacs, Butterfingers, and his namesake chocolates

Ferrero's father invented Nutella in 1964, and its immense popularity in Italy helped grow the fami…

Taylor Nicole Rogers   


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'Inappropriate and unacceptable': Tic Tac slams Donald Trump over lewd comments in video

After the real-estate magnate called Mexican immigrants "rapists" and drug-runners in his 2015 pres…

Maxwell Tani   


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A Domino The Size Of A Tic Tac Could Topple A Building

Another important factor of domino physics is that they lean on one another as they fall. Since one…

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'The blacks.' 'The gays.' 'The Muslims' - Linguists explain one of Donald Trump's most unusual speech tics

Of course, Trump isn't the only person to speak this way. Tagliamonte found that the phrase "the bl…

Mark Abadi   


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I felt isolated in shame after learning I had diabetes. Doing my insulin shots in public helped me accept it.

I felt ashamed when I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Doing insulin shots in public helped me a…

Andrea Javor   


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I have Tourette syndrome. It took me 20 years to get a diagnosis.

Diagnosed with Tourette syndrome when he was 21, Alton Northup is learning to cope. While there's n…

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When the crowd leaves Trump's hush-money trial, the judge spends his day in a very different kind of court

When he's not overseeing former President Donald Trump's hush-money trial on Wednesdays, the judge …

Jacob Shamsian   


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From perfume to pickles, 'silent reviews' of products are the new viral trend. But here's why the originator wants to step away.

Silent reviews often see TikTokers satisfyingly tapping on products and reacting with exaggerated e…

Geoff Weiss   


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I don't allow screens during meals with my kids. Here's how I keep them entertained instead.

I'm not against screen time, but my family does screen-free meals so we are all present together. W…

Conz Preti   


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Elon Musk used Tourette's syndrome as an insult. As someone who lives with it everyday, I don't find it funny.

Musk told a former Twitter employee she had "a tragic case of Tourette's" in retaliation to her com…

Tara Lerman   


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I took my teens on a whale-watching cruise. They spent less time on their phones and left with a newfound appreciation for the planet.

On a whale-watching expedition cruise, my teens gained a better appreciation for our planet. They a…

Terri Peters