State Highlights: Maryland Cites 'Dickensian' Abuse Conditions In Suit Against For-Profit Group Homes; Researchers Grapple With Problems Of Diagnosing Rat Lungworm Disease In Hawaii
Media outlets focus on news from Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Hawaii, Tennessee, Virginia, Connecticut, California, North Carolina, District of Columbia,…
Jul 15, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More
There's a Parasite That Infects the Hawaiian Brains
There is an outbreak of poop-eating slugs that is infecting Hawaiians with brain parasites right now. A study has been published on Monday. They have found…
Jul 12, 2019 12:32 UTC Read More
Gecko death: David Dowell died from parasite common in house geckos
Queensland father David Dowell who died 10 days after swallowing a gecko may have died from a parasitic tapeworm common in Asian house geckos rather…
Jul 03, 2019 10:06 UTC Read More
A Twofer – DOE bans herbicides & GMO acreage plummets
For those of us concerned about the increasing presence of pesticides in our food, water, land and air – there have been two recent and newsworthy…
Jul 03, 2019 10:04 UTC Read More
What The Health?! Multiple Hawaii tourists infected by rare parasite: What is rat lungworm disease?
Can leftover spaghetti really kill you? Can you actually cough up a blood clot in the shape of your lung? In Yahoo Lifestyle Canada's newest series, What The…
Jun 07, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
Rat lungworm disease strikes 3 travelers in Hawaii
Hawaii's health department confirmed on Tuesday that three more people had been diagnosed with the potentially deadly rat lungworm disease last year,…
May 28, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
California dad shares meningitis B warning after infection kills teen daughter 'within 36 hours'
Sara Stelzer's life was just beginning when it was tragically cut short when she contracted meningitis B.
May 24, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
Morning Break: Holiday Bites; Mosquito Capital; Rat Lungworm in Paradise
Note that some links may require subscriptions. Something to ponder as you plan outings for the holiday weekend: Worldwide, more than 200 people a day die…
May 24, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
Rat lungworm meeting set for North Kohala library
The state Department of Health is educating the public on rat lungworm disease at a meeting Monday at the North Kohala Public Library. Health officials will talk…
Apr 18, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
Second Rat Lungworm Case Confirmed on Hawai'i Island in 2019
The state's second case of rat lungworm disease has been confirmed on Hawai'i Island, according to the state Department of Health.
Mar 29, 2019 06:59 UTC Read More
Rat lungworm is Spreading in Hawaii Due to an Invasive Semi-slug
Invasive semi-slugs are aiding in the spread of rat-lungworm in Hawaii which can pose health risks, but there are ways the general public can help.
Mar 14, 2019 07:00 UTC Read More
How is Rat Lungworm Disease Spread?
The parasitic nematode Angiostrongylus cantonensis or the rat lungworm is a parasitic worm residing in the pulmonary arteries of rats. The parasite stays alive in…
Feb 27, 2019 07:59 UTC Read More
Rat lungworm: Hawaii reports 1st case of 2019
Hawai'i state health officials reported the first angiostrongyliasis, or rat lungworm disease case of 2019 in an adult resident from East Hawai'i. Slug Image/…
Feb 15, 2019 07:59 UTC Read More
DOH Confirms 2 More Cases of Rat Lungworm Disease
The Hawai'i Department of Health (DOH) reports two more cases of rat lungworm disease (angiostrongyliasis) contracted on Hawai'i Island.
Feb 13, 2019 07:59 UTC Read More
Semi-sluggish pace: Potent rat lungworm vector identified in North Kohala
KAILUA-KONA — Two years ago, no one could find a trace of the semi-slug in North Kohala. But today, the vector non grata believed to be the most effective and…
Feb 09, 2019 08:00 UTC Read More
Semi-slug, a rat-lungworm disease vector, found in North Kohala
MEDIA RELEASE. A semi-slug captured in Kohala Middle School students. Kay Howe from Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy instructing teachers on slug…
Feb 07, 2019 08:00 UTC Read More
Confirmed Detection of Rat Lungworm Vector in Kohala District
Staff from the University of Hawai'i-Hilo DKICP confirmed a collection of Parmarion martensi, an invasive slug, from the Kohala district of the Big Island.
Feb 07, 2019 07:59 UTC Read More
Semi-Slug Found in Kohala Sparks Rat Lungworm Vigilance
A collection of Parmarion martensi, an invasive semi-slug, has been confirmed in the Kohala district of the Big Island.
Feb 07, 2019 07:59 UTC Read More
How You Can Eat a Slug and Die of Rat Lungworm
Man dies of rat lungworm disease eight years after eating infected slug. HowStuffWorks takes a look.
Nov 15, 2018 07:59 UTC Read More
New Guidelines for Rat Lungworm Disease
Two doctors from the UH medical Scholl's department of Tropical Medicine. Doctors Vernon Ansdell and Gerald Murphy will showcase efforts to deal with Rat.
Oct 30, 2018 06:59 UTC Read More
Workshops Inform Teachers About Rat Lungworm Disease
Teachers on the Big Island will have the opportunity to participate in the collection of data on Rat Lungworm Disease (RLW).
Sep 20, 2018 06:59 UTC Read More
New treatments for rat lungworm
LIHUE — The state is cinching down on diagnosing and treating rat lungworm disease, which has been a problematic parasite for physicians in Hawaii since it…
Sep 01, 2018 06:59 UTC Read More
Steroid, spinal tap among new rat lungworm guidelines
A joint task force created by Gov. David Ige to combat rat lungworm disease announced on Thursday new preliminary guidelines to help physicians diagnose,…
Aug 31, 2018 06:59 UTC Read More
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