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Infant hospitalized for rare brain parasite in Hawaii

<b>(CNN) —</b> An infant was hospitalized for rat lungworm disease on Wednesday, probably after consuming a slug or snail on the Big Island of Hawaii, according to a statement from the Hawaii Department of Health. This marks the 10th case of the infection on the island and the 17th statewide in 2017.<p>"This …

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What is salmonella infection or salmonellosis?<p>Bobby Bones talks about his new book 'Fail Until You Don't: Fight. Grind. Repeat'<p>For those with a …

Public Health

In Minnesota's worst measles outbreak, a battle of beliefs over vaccines

An evolving community in the big city of Minneapolis is fighting a dangerous virus -- and a battle of beliefs.<p>The largest measles outbreak in the …

New STD cases hit record high in US, CDC says

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 2016, Americans were infected with more than 2 million new cases of gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia, the highest number of these sexually transmitted diseases ever reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.<p>"Clearly we need to reverse this disturbing trend," …

Public Health

This early human ancestor is to blame for genital herpes

<b>(CNN) —</b> Herpes has been around a long time, to say the least.<p>Ancient chimpanzees genetically passed oral herpes (herpes simplex 1, or HSV-1) to the earliest humans millions of years ago when our lineage split. And we almost missed out on catching that other scourge, genital herpes (HSV-2) -- …

Humanity

How child abuse can alter the adult brain

Child abuse and other traumatic childhood experiences may alter the brain, making the effects of trauma last into adulthood.<p>The long-lasting effects …

The Brain

NASA considers puncturing Yellowstone supervolcano to save life on Earth

A new study from NASA’s Jet Propulsion unit has determined that the threat of a supervolcanic eruption to life on Earth may be more pressing than any …

Volcanoes