Monthly Archives: February 2012

Staph Infection | Staph Infection Leaves Webber Soccer Player Fighting For Life

Kent is going to need those attributes more than ever now. The 18-year-old Webber International University student has been fighting for her life since Friday at Tampa General Hospital after a previously undiagnosed staph infection led to bacterial myocarditis, an infection of the heart valve. When a bacterial growth broke loose and traveled to her brain, it led to strokes and swelling.She needs a    .. more …

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Staph Infection | Frisco ISD Officials Notify Parents About Staph Infection

FRISCO (CBSDFW.COM) ” A confirmed case of the drug resistant staph infection MRSA has forced action at Sparks Elementary School.The strand is called Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus and can be dangerous is it goes untreated.School officials sent an email to the parents of 773 children at the school about the confirmed case Wednesday.”I forwarded to my husband so he would read it he    .. more …

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Staph Infection | Starving For Attentions

Healthcare reform has certainly been a topic of discussion these last few years. Bringing the country to its knees, worried about what in the world is going to happen to their insurance or if they’ll be considered criminals because they can’t afford insurance. It is by all means crazy making and not contributing to our wellbeing at all. It appears as if we’re focusing our attention on who’s paying    .. more …

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Mrsa | Mrsa Infection

The number of MRSA cases has dropped by a third compared with the same period last year, official figures from the Health Protection Agency have shown. There were 725 reported cases of the superbug from July to September 2008, down 13% on the previous quarter. The figures are down by 33% on the previous year’s number of 1,082. This can only be a good thing, and government officials have been    .. more …

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Staph Infection | How To Treat The Cause Of Staph Infections

Staph infections are painful, itchy and more common than people think. People often seek emergency care thinking they have been bitten by a poisonous spider, when they are actually suffering from a staph infection.The infection is caused by staphylococcus bacteria, which live on surfaces, on the skin and in mucous membranes. Most species are harmless. They only cause problems when the skin is    .. more …

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Staph Infection | How Do You Prevent Staph?

Staph infection is often spread when an open sore or wound comes in contact with another object that has been infected with staph. If you are worried about getting staph, take precautions by washing your hands with soap and water – or even better use Purel, a very common product that almost every hospital carries these days. If you have access to hydrogen peroxide or another antiseptic use that to    .. more …

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Mrsa | Deadly MRSA Strains 'on Increase'

Potentially deadly strains of MRSA that are easily passed between people outside of hospitals are increasing in the UK, experts say.Dr Ruth Massey, from the Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Bath, said extra vigilance was required around PVL-positive community acquired MRSA strains, including USA300, which has spread across the US and is now seen in the UK.USA300 is a    .. more …

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