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Medical mystery: Is gas being extracted by fracking?

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Medical mystery: Is gas being extracted by fracking?

The call for answers grows louder in Upstate New York. Why is a cluster of people in the town of Le Roy suffering from twitches and tics.

A new question is being raised: Is gas being extracted using a technique called fracking?

HLN correspondent Jim Spellman talked to HLN’s Dr. Drew Thursday about the six natural gas wells on a school's grounds and the so-called fracking method “where a liquid with water and some potentially very dangerous chemicals is injected into the ground to release the gas.”

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