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A 14-year-old girl in Michigan was put on a ventilator after contracting EEE. The rare mosquito-borne virus kills a third of people infected, and it’s spreading.

A 14-year-old girl in Michigan is fighting a life-threatening case of eastern equine encephalitis, a mosquito-borne virus that causes a rare, potentially fatal disease. A woman recently died of EEE in Massachusetts. It’s also been found in mosquitoes in Florida, New York, and Delaware. The disease kills more than 3 […]
A 14-year-old girl in Michigan was put on a ventilator after contracting EEE. The rare mosquito-borne virus kills a third of people infected, and it’s spreading.
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Emilia Clarke told her ‘Game of Thrones’ costar Iain Glen to get on a flight when his wife had a brain hemorrhage while they were shooting the Battle for Winterfell

Warning: Spoilers ahead for HBO’s “Game of Thrones” season eight. Iain Glen’s wife suffered a brain hemorrhage while he was filming his last ever scene in “Game of Thrones.” In an interview for “Making Game of Thrones,” Glen – who plays Ser Jorah Mormont – said he’d finished rehearsing the […]
Emilia Clarke told her ‘Game of Thrones’ costar Iain Glen to get on a flight when his wife had a brain hemorrhage while they were shooting the Battle for Winterfell
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A teen died after tapeworm eggs hatched and formed cysts in his brain

Doctors found that a teenage boy’s brain was infected with tapeworm eggs when he came to the emergency room after having intense seizures. Doctors diagnosed him with neurocysticercosis, a parasitic disease that occurs when a person accidentally ingests tapeworm eggs, usually from consuming undercooked food or contaminated water. Although the […]
A teen died after tapeworm eggs hatched and formed cysts in his brain
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What air pollution does to your body and brain

We have no choice but to breathe the air around us. But the machines we use and policies that governments enact transform that air. Cars fill the air with the exhaust they pipe out, factories and power plants belch residue into the sky, and city apartment buildings pump out chemicals […]
What air pollution does to your body and brain