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Flesh Eating Bacteria | If You Get Invited To A Chickenpox Party, Decline

COLD SPRING, N.Y. – A few weeks ago, I stumbled across the Facebook group “Chickenpox Parties – New York Metro Area.” It has 143 members, all of whom, I’m guessing, are parents who have chosen not to vaccinate their kids against chickenpox and instead hope to build their kids’ immunity the old-fashioned way, by directly exposing them to the germs of a pox-infected child. They are not alone:    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | Double Infection Of Flesh-Eating Bacteria Puts Man In Coma [Warning: Graphic]

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An emergency case Tocco Tussardi and her colleagues were part of the team that treated a 44-year-old man who first sought medical treatment for a fever and severe back pain that over-the-counter painkillers couldn’t ease. His doctor had prescribed stronger painkillers, but the fever continued, and the man’s right buttock became red and inflamed, prompting the administration of antibiotics.The    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | 79-year-old Man Infected With Flesh-eating Bacteria

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 3 (UPI) — A 79-year-old Florida man is being treated for a flesh-eating bacteria that he contracted after being bitten by a crab, his family said.The man, identified as George Clarke, was pinched by a crab Saturday night in Florida’s Nassau County and is the 27th case of suspected Vibrio vulnificus infection in Florida this year, the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel reported.”His    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | Flesh-eating Bacteria Grips A Local Teen, Almost Loses Leg

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News 12 at 11 / Thursday, April 11, 2013EVANS, Ga. (WRDW) — Bumps, cuts and bruises are a fact of life, but for a local teen, a slip on a rock at the Savannah Rapids takes a turn for the worst when he contracts flesh-eating bacteria. Eighteen-year-old Stephen Holt is lucky to be alive. “Still upsets me thinking about it. He almost lost his leg or his life,” mother Maryann Elam said through    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | Injected Bath Salts Linked To Dangerous Bacterial Infections In Maine

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Maine health officials are investigating a cluster of serious bacterial illnesses among users of synthetic bath salts.Four patients with a history of injecting the drug were sickened by the Group A streptococcal bacterium over the last several weeks, according to a health alert issued by the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The common germ is responsible for strep throat and skin    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | She Survived Flesh-eating Bacteria; Now Grand Rapids-area Woman Helps Educate Others

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Related story: Tips for recognizing flesh-eating bacteria infection GRAND RAPIDS, MI — As Georgia graduate student Aimee Copeland’s struggle against flesh-eating bacteria captures national attention, it is putting a spotlight on a local woman’s effort to raise awareness about the deadly infection.Donna Batdorff, of Wyoming, helped form the National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation after    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | Hyperbaric Therapy - A Cure For Severe Diseases Without Side Effects

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How many children have fallen prey to severe neurological diseases in past few years? No matter how much we progress in medical science, these diseases seem to be one step ahead of us till now. But there is a reason to rejoice as our research in medical science has been paid off. Finally, hyperbaric therapy is here.Hyperbaric therapy works on the long proven theory that, under high air pressure    .. more …

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