By: Mary Beth McAndrews
Are you squeamish? Then we recommend you don't read the grossest stories of this year! But if you're fascinated with flesh-eating diseases and grotesque infections then you should definitely check out our list of most notable little monsters that invaded the news this year.
Boy Returns from Beach with a Snail Inside His Knee: Jaws made us scared of the water, and now Monsters Inside Me has made us scared of the beach! This little boy scraped his knee while on the beach and brought home an unlikely souvenir from his vacation.
Chagas Disease Spreading in Southern United States: Common in tropical climates, Chagas disease began spreading in the southern United States this year, especially in Texas.
Woman Contracts Bacterial Infection From Hair Tie: Hair ties? Really? Fortunately, only a certain kind-- the glittery kind-- are likely to give you an infection!