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A Look Back at the Man Who Turned Blue

Aired on 02/19/2008 | CC tv-pg
In 2008, the world met Paul Karason, a man who literally turned blue after taking copious amounts of colloidal silver, a once-popular home remedy, having both drunk it and rubbed it on his skin. Five years later, at 62 years old, this medical wonder and Internet sensation died of a heart attack unrelated to his silver intake. Watch the original Oprah Show interview as Oprah and Dr. Oz listen to Paul's story and try to figure out exactly how the shocking transformation came to be.

Original airdate: February 19, 2008
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