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  1. A Man's Eye Floater Was Actually a Tapeworm - Plus Thousands of Its EggsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | LiveScience

    That's what happened to a man in Florida who initially thought he saw something moving across his vision, only to discover he had tapeworm living in his eye, according to news reports. The man, Sam Cordero, recently went to the doctor after experiencing vision problems.

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  2. Florida man caught tapeworm from undercooked hamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Daily Mail

    ... News. If the parasite had laid its thousands of eggs, the larvae could've traveled to Sam's brain, leading to cysticercosis, a disease that can cause seizures. In fact, the pork tapeworm is responsible for 30 percent of epilepsy cases in areas where ...

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  3. Access to rare pigs could provide researchers a more effective way to develop treatments for diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | PhysOrg Weblog

    James Byrd, a research technician at the Indiana University School of Medicine's Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, Michael Sturek, professor and department chair of the IU School of Medicine Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology and professor in Purdue University's Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, and Mouhamad Alloosh, an associate research professor at IU's Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, are co-founders of CorVus Biomedical LLC. The startup plans to breed and sell pigs from Ossabaw Island off the coast of Georgia to researchers around the country.

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  4. Libs claim citizenship question on Census will make people sickRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | American Thinker

    Marxists believed that all forms of science should serve Marxism. So did Maoists, calling on the masses to be "Red and Expert."

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  5. Doctor removes brain-eating tapeworm growing in man's eyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | MSN Living

    Florida man Sam Cordero blamed his Christmas ham feast for giving him the pork parasite -- a brain-eating tapeworm that lodged itself in his eye. A meal of undercooked pork nearly cost one Florida man his vision after he contracted a brain-eating parasitic tapeworm that traveled to his eye.

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  6. Brain-eating worm grows in Florida man's eyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | WALA

    ... an increase in the parasite infecting homes both at home and abroad. According to Merck Manual, "Taeniasis and cysticercosis occur worldwide. Cysticercosis is prevalent, and neurocysticercosis is a major cause of seizure disorders in Latin America. ...

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  7. Florida man gets brain-eating worm in eye from undercooked porkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | WTXL

    The little black dot Sam Cordero began seeing in his left eye proved to be much more significant than an annoyance: It was a tapeworm. Cordero said he ate undercooked pork around Christmas, and months later he started seeing black dots in his vision.

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  8. VIDEO: Brain-eating pork worm removed from man's eyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Florida man is recovering from a surgery to remove a brain-eating parasitic worm that was living in his eye. Doctors discovered it was a parasite that swam through sam Cordero's blood stream from his stomach into his eye.

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  9. Two Different Cases And Causes Behind Worms In EyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | WOCL-FM Orlando

    OMG! OMG! OMG! Worms in your eyes! And there's different ways these slithery little suckers can make your eyes their new home. OMG! OMG! OMG! So, let's start with the local Tampa guy that discovered worms in his eyes.

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  10. Man gets brain-eating worm in eye from undercooked porkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | WTVM

    Dr. Don Perez of Tampa General said Cordero's particular case was one of 20 documented in human eyes. TAMPA, FL The little black dot Sam Cordero began seeing in his left eye proved to be much more significant than an annoyance: It was a tapeworm.

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  11. Will the health care worm turn?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 11 | Star Tribune

    Warren Buffett's tapeworm metaphor works insofar as health care spending consumes a large and growing share of the nation's gross domestic product. But from there, the comparison gets tough.

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  12. Sure they're gross, but are parasitic worms a health risk for the average Aussie?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | ABC News

    From hookworms you can feel wriggling in your feet to 1.5-metre tapeworms being pulled from a man's digestive tract , it's been a rough couple of weeks for people who enjoy exotic beach holidays, sushi or blissful ignorance about the perils of invasive parasites. So what kinds of parasitic worms should you be worried about? And how likely is the average Australian to pick one up? There are thousands of varieties of worms that can affect humans, but most of the ones you're likely to come across in Australia are pretty innocuous, says Dr Mark Pearson, who researches parasitic worms at James Cook University.

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  13. 2.8m tapeworm found in Singapore patient who had no symptomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 27 | The Star Online

    The tapeworm was pulled out of the patient's body alive and moving. - The Straits Times/Singapore General Hospital's Department of Microbiology SINGAPORE: The tapeworm that grew in the gut of a patient here was so long that it was at least one and a half times his height.

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  14. Raw sushi-eaters shouldn't be worried about tapewormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | Stuff.co.nz

    But a story doing the rounds this week is enough to scare anyone off their raw salmon lunch. A Californian man presented to his local emergency department with abdominal cramps and bloody diarrhoea - caused by a 1.5-metre tapeworm.

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  15. Should raw sushi eaters be worried about tapeworms?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | PhysOrg Weblog

    There are multiple opportunities to detect tapeworm cysts and larvae before the sushi makes it to our plate. Credit: Epicurrence Australians love their sushi and consume more than 115 million servings of seaweed-wrapped rolls and sashimi per year.

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  16. Rick Stacy On Demand 1.22.18Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 22 | WOCL-FM Orlando

    The 3 BIG Things You Don't Need To Know - A strip club is named Maricopa county's cleanest restaurant, Tom Petty's cause of death revealed, and Katy Perry can't show up to American Idol on time.

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  17. Man who ate raw fish almost every day found 1.6m long tapeworm in his bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 21 | The New Zealand Herald

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  18. Sushi lover found 5 feet long tapeworm in his bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | Richmond News

    A California sushi lover reported to hospital saying he had just voided a five-foot long tape worm, according to Dr. Kenny Bahn's podcast This Won't Hurt A Bit. The man claimed he discovered the tapeworm "wiggling out" when he was sitting on the toilet.

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  19. Man ate raw fish everyday until horrifying incident occurredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | The New Zealand Herald

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  20. He ate raw fish almost every day - until a 5-foot-long tapeworm slithered out of his bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | Sydney Morning Herald

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