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Oct 20, 2021

If you've caught toxoplasmosis from your cat, you may be more likely to take risks. So why not take the plunge and listen to this podcast?

As Halloween approaches, Bill Sullivan, PhD, joins the Healthcare Triage podcast to share his research about genetics and infectious disease, including ways certain infectious agents have spawned monster legends, like vampires, werewolves and zombies. These medical myths offer an opportunity to think about aspects of science people may not always consider, such as how a change in one nucleotide in DNA can make a profound effect on someone’s appearance, personality or behavior.