Bay Area Couple Contracts Brain-Infecting Parasite On Hawaii HoneymoonA Bay Area couple who recently married in Hawaii have undergone extensive medical treatment after contracting a brain-infecting parasite called rat lungworm disease.
Napa Man Recovering After Live Tapeworm Parasite Removed From BrainA 26-year-old Napa man is recovering after a brain scan revealed he had a tapeworm in his brain and required immediate surgery.
Costco Customer Reports Finding Worm Squirming Around In Salmon Package In Concord StoreA Costco customer in Concord posted video of what they say was a parasite squirming around inside a package of salmon from the store.
California’s Native Pigeons Are Perishing; Street Pigeons Believed To BlameWhen most people think of pigeons, the common city street bird comes to mind, but there’s a different kind of pigeon in California and it’s at risk according to environmental scientists.
Beware San Francisco's Ninja MistletoeIt can happen to anyone. You're walking down the street, maybe with someone you've just met, or worse-- a co-worker, and you pause for traffic, and then suddenly, before you even realize what happened, you look up, and it's there: the Ninja Mistletoe.
Killer Alien Weed Invades Bay Area, Sucking Life Out Of Trees, Other PlantsAn invasive, parasitic plant which grows lengthy vines and overwhelms native plants to the point of sucking the life out of them is invading the Bay Area, according to county officials.
HealthWatch: Human Behavioral Change May Be Tied To Cat ParasiteResearchers now believe something commonly carried by cats could be controlling you, a tiny parasite called Toxoplasma Gondi.