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Infesting Yourself With Tapeworms Is Not A Safe Or Sensible Weight Loss Method

A desperate desire to lose weight leads people to do some wacky things. Like intentionally infesting their own guts with parasitic worms that they hope will suck up all of their nutrition, leaving them hungry and slender. Only that’s not really how tapeworms work. [More]

Waiter, There's A 9-Foot Tapeworm In My Salmon/Digestive Tract!

Waiter, There's A 9-Foot Tapeworm In My Salmon/Digestive Tract!

A Chicago man is suing Shaw’s Crab House after passing a 9-foot tapeworm he contends came from consuming undercooked fish. Anthony Franz claims he became violently ill after eating the salmon salad at Shaw’s, and is suing the restaurant and its parent company, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, for $100,000.