When a deranged gunman burst into a birthday party being held by the Martinez family in their home, things seemed very bad for all of them. Fortunately, they were saved by a hero: the family dog, who selflessly threw himself against the armed intruder and wrestled him to the ground even after sustaining several bullet injuries.
Cat Scratch Fever sounds like something straight out of fiction (and it has certainly featured in stories before), but it is all too real. Also called Cat Scratch Disease, or Bartonellosis, it is caused by the bacteria Bartonella henselae.
An otherwise healthy 14-year-old young man found out about this infection the hard way.
An unnamed female student from Wayne County, Pennsylvania, has filed a federal complaint with authorities because a transgender student changed in the same locker room as she did.
She claims the transgender person changing nearby constitutes sexual harassment and a violation of her civil rights.