Pet rats have been linked to a recent outbreak of Seoul virus, a type of hantavirus, in Illinois and Wisconsin.
Mammals' place on the evolutionary timeline seems to date back to earlier than scientists assumed.
The popular Colgate Total toothpaste contains the ingredient, Triclosan, which has been linked to cancer.
A city in northwestern China has been quarantined as a precautionary step after a man died from the Bubonic plague.
An Argentinean dog lover thought he struck a bargain when he bought two toy poodles for a mere $150. However, later he discovered that his newly purchased white pooches were actually steroid-enhanced rodents.