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This newly discovered leech lurked in plain sight for decades
See what happens when tapeworms infest your brain
Is body paint a good insect repellent? The answer lies in this field of sticky mannequins.
The FDA just issued a warning for flea and tick medication that might cause seizures
Wasps, oak trees, and a creepy vine are involved in a parasitic Florida love triangle
Two people got rat lungworm from eating raw centipedes. Could you be next?
This cat-poop parasite can change your brain, but it probably won’t make you an entrepreneur
This newly-discovered wasp has a horrifying stinger—but what it uses it for is even worse
Meet the menagerie of parasites that can live in human eyes
Russian cuckoos are taking over Alaska