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Mar 27, 2023

In a recent paper in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), authors report U.S. babesiosis incidence significantly increased in northeastern states in the past decade or so.

What is this tickborne parasite, why is it increasing and what are the public health implications of it?

Joining me today to...

Mar 20, 2023

Atrial fibrillation (AFib) not only causes shortness of breath and palpitations but puts patients at increased risk of stroke. When medication or other treatments fail to relieve symptoms, cardiologists increasingly perform a catheter ablation procedure.

A new study published in the Journal of the American College of...

Jan 11, 2023

Last month, New Hampshire health officials released a health alert after identifying two locally acquired Echinococcus granulosus cases, the first such cases of the parasitic infection in the state.

Joining me today to discuss the parasite and the situation is Elizabeth Talbot, MD. Dr. Talbot is the New Hampshire Deputy...

Jan 4, 2023

Giardia is arguably the most common parasite infection of humans worldwide, and the second most common in the United States after pinworm.

Joining me to talk about Giardia is Chandana Bala. Chandy is the President of Global Insight Advisory Network and writes on the intersection of healthcare and technology. She is also...