- A small town in Texas is finding little red worms in its water supply, and residents are demanding to know why.
- Sadia Abdinur, a Somalian woman with elephantiasis, has a 70-lb. leg that has left her immobilized and at high risk of developing a fatal infection.
- Biologist Jonathan D. Allen had to use surgery-grade forceps to pull a parasitic worm out of his cheek.
- Weight loss may play an important role in the body's response to fighting off intestinal worms, according to new research.