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A woman was sentenced to life in prison for poisoning her child…

A woman was sentenced to life in prison for poisoning her child to death with antifreeze. She gave birth to a second child while in prison who was given to foster care. But he became sick with the same symptoms, indicating a genetic, metabolic disorder, not poisoning. She was later released.

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There are underground salt mines that people visit to ease their…

There are underground salt mines that people visit to ease their asthma. Each year thousands of patients spend weeks underground to treat their respiratory diseases. Some claim the mines have a unique micro-climate that reduces symptoms for years at a time.

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Consuming too much coffee while under high amounts of stress can…

Consuming too much coffee while under high amounts of stress can cause you to experience schizophrenic-like symptoms.

Too much snow can actually drive a person crazy.Pibloktoq, a…

Too much snow can actually drive a person crazy.

Pibloktoq, a little-understood hysteria seen in people living in the Arctic, can cause a wide range of symptoms, including echolalia (senseless repetition of overheard words) and running around naked in the snow.

In 1984, a woman started hearing a voice in her head. The voice…

In 1984, a woman started hearing a voice in her head. The voice told her, she had a brain tumor, where the tumor was, and how to treat it. Despite no other symptoms, doctors eventually ordered tests and found a tumor where the voice said it would be.