Paul Karason, 62, died days after suffering a heart attack, contracting pneumonia and having a severe heatstroke. Karason became famous in 2008 after an appearance on the ‘Today’ show, where he revealed the color change came courtesy of using silver to self-medicate a health condition.
By Lee Moran
A man who turned blue after taking silver for a skin condition has died.
Paul Karason, 62, suffered a heart attack before contracting pneumonia and having a severe stroke at a Washington state hospital on Monday.