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You Are What You Binge

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Pediatricians are growing increasingly concerned about an explosion in facial and vocal tics in teenagers, especially teenage girls. Doctors say that neurological scans of teenage girls with what they are calling “functional tic like behaviors” don’t have anything like Tourette’s Syndrome. The tics are real and uncontrollable, but not neurological. Rather, they are learned over a screen.

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