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The CDC's New Initiative on Parasitic Infections

Peter Hotez, M.D, Ph.D. | Posted 07.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Peter Hotez, M.D, Ph.D.

Coinciding with the publication of a series of articles in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (AJTMH), the new CDC initiative will prioritize five major parasitic diseases, which are considered neglected because they mainly impact Americans who live in extreme poverty, especially in the southern United States and in degraded urban areas of major US cities.

Kitty Won't Give You Killer Disease, Scientists Say

Posted 08.22.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 08/21/2012 07:13 PM EDT on LiveScience Cat owners are no more likely than people withou...

Cats: Help End a Vicious Interspecies Scam

Alf LaMont | Posted 08.14.2012 | Comedy
Alf LaMont

Owning a cat is the equivalent of allowing a self obsessed and violent psychotic into your home.

Organic Meat May Have Higher Parasite Risk

Posted 06.08.2012 | Food

Organic meat may be more likely to carry the parasite Toxoplasma gondii, according to new research. Scientists with the Centers for Disease Control...