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Oct 5, 2022

Joining me today to tell his personal story of dealing with a family member with marijuana (cannabis) induced psychosis is author of the book, Gone to Pot: Cannabis--What every parent needs to know, Terry Hammond.

In addition to telling his personal story, Terry talks about the active ingredient in marijuana, THC, it's...

Oct 3, 2022

Brucellosis is among the leading communicable diseases worldwide and the disease poses a substantial public health burden in the Middle East, resulting in long-term illness in humans and significant economic loss in livestock production.

In addition, some Brucella sp are classified as Category B bioterrorism agents by...

Sep 8, 2022

The rat lungworm parasite, Angiostrongylus cantonensis, is typically transmitted to humans via ingestion of snails or slugs.

A recent study published in One Health shows more than a dozen kinds of animals in addition to slugs and snails have caused rat lungworm disease in people around the world.

Joining me today to...

Sep 8, 2022

The first country-wide mass drug administration in the world for the treatment of scabies is happening in the Solomon Islands.

The World Scabies Program is spearheading the mass drug administration (MDA) program with the Solomon Islands' Ministry of Health, which will deliver ivermectin to the whole population, with few...

Aug 16, 2022

Countries in southeast Asia are seeing an increase in dengue fever this year- Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Laos and Malaysia to name a few.

In the Philippines, 102,619 dengue cases were reported from January 1 to July 30 this year, 131 percent higher than the number in the same period in 2021.

Joining me today to...