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Sepsis (INACTIVE)

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  • Chicago man not guilty in fire extinguisher death

    Chicago man not guilty in fire extinguisher death
    A Chicago man who had been accused of throwing a fire extinguisher off an Elgin parking garage, striking and killing a homeless man, has been acquitted of first-degree murder charges. A Kane County jury deliberated more than two hours before returning...
  • Murder trial begins in death of homeless man hit by fire extinguisher

    Murder trial begins in death of homeless man hit by fire extinguisher
    A Chicago man who heaved a fire extinguisher from an Elgin parking garage set in motion the events that led to a homeless person's death, a prosecutor argued Monday at the man's murder trial. Yancarlo Garcia, 24, of the 1100 block of North Lawndale...
  • Harry L.W. Hopkins, banker, orphans' court judge and registrar of wills

    Harry L.W. Hopkins, banker, orphans' court judge and registrar of wills
    Harry L.W. "Tombstone" Hopkins, who was an insurance salesman, banker, rural mail carrier, orphans' court judge, registrar of wills, funeral home attendant and tombstone salesman, and finally a Harford County Living Treasure, died Sunday of septic shock...
  • Watch this! Amputee, 8, swims with prosthetic-clad dolphin

    Cieran Craig Kelso, an 8-year-old lad from England, and Winter the Dolphin, the tailess star of the movie Dolphin Tale, have a lot in common. Clearwater tourism officials flew Cieran and his family from England to Florida for a surprise visit to the...
  • Man charged in death of mother, 80

    Police arrested a Costa Mesa man Tuesday for allegedly causing his elderly mother's death by leaving her lying in a puddle of urine on the bathroom floor for two days. Robert Dickerman, 47, had been neglecting his 80-year-old mother, with whom he lived,...
  • Why doctors fire patients: The great vaccine debate

    A recent headline in the Wall Street Journal noted, "More doctors dismissing patients who refuse vaccines for their children." This story was especially interesting to me, as I now only accept new patients who plan to vaccinate their children. This was...
  • Several factors may influence the increased number of sepsis cases

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I continue to read about people who get extremely sick or even die while in the hospital because of sepsis. What causes it? Isn't there a way to prevent it? ANSWER: Sepsis is a serious, potentially life-threatening complication...
  • William H. Hoffman, engineer

    William H. Hoffman, engineer
    William H. Hoffman, a retired U.S. Food and Drug Administration official, died Monday from septic shock after kidney transplant surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The longtime Ellicott City resident was 81. William Harry Hoffman was...
  • Woman gives kidney to stranger

    Woman gives kidney to stranger
    After more than a year of suffering from Stage 5 kidney failure, Eddie Beatrice decided to look online for a kidney donor. "It was Jan. 1 [2013] and I said, 'Today is the day I'm going to take back control of my life,' " said Beatrice, 51, of North...
  • Broward student takes action to help Boston bombing amputees

    Broward student takes action to help Boston bombing amputees
    When Michael Stolzenberg heard that at least 13 people would lose limbs as a result of the Boston Marathon bombing, he said he had a pretty good idea of the torment each would face. "First, they will be sad," said Stolzenberg, who spoke Monday with a...
  • Lia Lee dies at 30; figure in cultural dispute over epilepsy treatment

    Lia Lee dies at 30; figure in cultural dispute over epilepsy treatment
    She could speak only with her eyes. But Lia Lee's life bridged worlds and changed American medicine. Lia, the subject of Anne Fadiman's 1997 book "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down," died Aug. 31 in Sacramento at the age of 30, after living...