Legends

This is a selection of legends from the Urban Legends Reference Pages that I think can inspire interesting or funny stories. If you think I left out one that you really, really, really want for your story, just tell me about it.

Listing 10 results for search category = medical ordered by legend number

# Legend Category Edition Used
55 Mountain Dew will shrink testicles and lower sperm count. Medical: Potables 1 Yes
56 The combination of shrimp and Vitamin C tablets will cause arsenic poisoning. Medical: Toxins 1 No
74 AIDS was created by the CIA. Medical: Disease 1 No
75 Typhoid Mary caused the deaths of thousands of people. Medical: Disease 1 No
76 The drug Premarin is produced from the urine of pregnant horses. Medical: Drugs 1 No
78 Sane people are mistaken for lunatic asylum inmates. Medical: Asylum 1 No
127 Mold that forms in pancake mix can cause life-threatening allergic reaction. Medical: Toxins 2 Claimed
  • McKay/Sheppard story claimed by krysalys
216 A drug called Progesterex is being used by date rapers to sterilize their victims. Medical: Drugs 2 No
217 Drug traffickers are hiding small amounts of ricin in methamphetamine labs to kill law enforcement officers. Medical: Toxins 2 No
218 Use of a laptop computer can reduce a man's sperm count. Medical: Toxins 2 No