Internet drug stores can be a bad prescription

Tuesday, August 21, 2001 at 1:00am

James Shull, 30, is a very, very lucky man.

Three weeks ago he was admitted to Saint Thomas Hospital where doctors told his mother they did not expect him to survive.

But he did, despite the fact that for three days prior to his hospitalization he had taken dinitrophenol (DNP), purchased from an Internet site specializing in weight loss and bodybuilding.

Shull had no doctor

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