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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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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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This biotech founder has a new plan to treat Tourette Syndrome, which affects 200,000 Americans each year

Jeff Aronin is focused on brain conditions with few treatment options. His first target: a drug for…

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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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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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A dad with Tourette syndrome is using TikTok to show how he parents with the condition

Glen Cooney, a 40-year-old dad from Guernsey, UK, is sharing his experience parenting with Tourette…

Canela López   


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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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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…

Bethany Dawson   


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Teacher's Day Special: Bollywood films that showcase student-mentor bond

Every year, Teacher's Day is celebrated on 5 September. It's a day dedicated to teachers and the ro…

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Lewis Capaldi said he has 'no desire' to have six-pack abs but still feels like 'an odd one out' at celebrity parties

The Scottish singer-songwriter told The Independent that having a muscular physique sounds "boring …

Gabi Stevenson   


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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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Jumaane Williams announces run for New York governor, joining a crowded primary in the fallout from Cuomo's resignation

Williams centered his announcement video on living with Tourette Syndrome and his activism over the…

Jake Lahut,John L. Dorman   


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When I heard my son had a benign brain tumor at 11, I thought that meant it was harmless. I was wrong.

When Matthew was 11, we found out he had a benign brain tumor pressing on crucial structures of his…

Karen DeBonis   


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Was mass hysteria behind the mysterious case of 227 middle school students fainting last fall?

Mass hysteria is likely behind a mysterious case of 227 middle school students fainting last fall, …

Lillian Perlmutter   


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Streamer Sweet_Anita says she may quit Twitch because the 'mental toll' of online sexualization won't be 'survivable' forever

Twitch streamer Sweet_Anita told HuffPost that she may quit streaming because of online sexualizati…

Kieran Press-Reynolds   


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Billie Eilish didn't know who Orlando Bloom was when Katy Perry introduced them at Coachella

In Eilish's new documentary, the "Lord of the Rings" actor gushes over her music. After he leaves, …

Callie Ahlgrim   


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An 89-year-old pizza delivery man broke down in tears after getting a $12,000 donation from TikTok fans

Derlin Newey, 89, says he works 30 hours a week at Papa John's in Roy, Utah, because his social sec…

Ashley Collman   


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A woman who stopped using all social media to seek out real connections shares how she did it

"The whole point of it for me is to show that no, we don't need it," Xandra Robinson-Burns said abo…

Alyse Kalish   


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Does gua sha work? The massage technique TikTokers swear by for smooth, sculpted skin

Gua sha is a traditional Chinese medicine technique where a smooth stone is scraped across the skin…

Carla Delgado,Debra Jaliman   


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Considering medical marijuana? How to get a card and potential uses

Depending on which state you live in, you may be able to obtain marijuana to treat conditions like …

Lia Tabackman,Mia Hazle