Reports about the agency's research on the Toxoplasma gondii parasite sparked major public backlash.
People who shame those with mental illness can all go home now.
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A bracing reminder that jacking up drug prices is perfectly legal.
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.
"This is an important finding because the popular press is drawn to the headline that pet cats are a health risk to their