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  • Bacteria that caused flesh-eating infection more common than believed

    Bacteria that caused flesh-eating infection more common than believed
    The story of a 24-year-old Georgia graduate student fighting a flesh-eating disease has prompted a microbiologist with the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System to speak out about the infection. Aimee Copeland lost most of her left leg after the...
  • New Mom Fighting Flesh-eating Bacteria Undergoes 7 Surgeries

    New Mom Fighting Flesh-eating Bacteria Undergoes 7 Surgeries
    UPSTATE, S.C. -- The family of Lana Kuykendall -- a mother of three-week-old twins who is battling a rare flesh-eating bacteria -- realizes all too well that she "still has a long road ahead" after seven surgeries. "We don't know what the next day is...
  • R.I.P. Chuck Brown and Donna Summer, two legends

    R.I.P. Chuck Brown and Donna Summer, two legends
    It's been a tough month for music fans, and the bad news hasn't slowed down. On Wednesday, we lost the Godfather of Go-Go and D.C. legend Chuck Brown to complications from sepsis. He was 75. Naturally, his loss was felt particularly hard in the Baltimore...
  • John F. Guidera, Jesuit missionary

    John F. Guidera, Jesuit missionary
    The Rev. John F. Guidera, a Jesuit missionary who lived in India for six decades while retaining close ties with his Maryland benefactors, died of septicemia May 16 in Jamshedpur. He was 86. Born in Baltimore and raised in Govans, he was a 1943 Loyola...
  • FDA rebukes Advocate Health Care

    FDA rebukes Advocate Health Care
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sharply criticized Advocate Health Care, the state's largest health system, for enrolling emergency room patients in a clinical trial without their permission. In a warning letter made public this week, the FDA...
  • Cancer battle has a happy ending

    Cancer battle has a happy ending
    MISHAWAKA -- When Jackie Nisley had late-night talks with her father 10 years ago about someday walking her down the aisle, it may have seemed more like a distant dream. Jackie, 16 at the time, was battling cancer and, after a recent staph infection, the...
  • Convicted murderer dies of flesh-eating bacteria

    Convicted murderer dies of flesh-eating bacteria
    A man sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing a man during a home invasion in 1998 died of blood poisoning and the so-called flesh-eating bacteria, an autopsy has found. Robert J. Turner, 32, died Friday at the University of Illinois Medical Center...
  • Peninsula health systems focus on putting safety first

    Peninsula health systems focus on putting safety first
    Local hospitals are working hard to be safer places for patients. Representatives of the three major health systems on the Peninsula, independently of each other, describe it as a "culture shift" in progress. The drivers behind enhanced accountability...
  • Number of children dying in hot cars remains a problem

    Number of children dying in hot cars remains a problem
    No parent would ever intentionally leave a child in a steaming car on a hot summer day. But it happens every year to astounded parents. Dr. Melissa Sparrow, clinical director of pediatric inpatient and emergency services at Greater Baltimore Medical...
  • Urinary tract infection can be life threatening in the elderly

    UTIs, urinary tract infections, are common elderly health concerns. When you are caring for someone who has a UTI or a history of UTIs, you need to be informed. Learn what UTIs are, learn the signs and symptoms, how to prevent them and when to notify the...
  • CONSUMER REPORTS: Oversold cancer screenings

    CONSUMER REPORTS: Oversold cancer screenings
    Early detection of cancer saves lives - right? Not necessarily. This widely-held belief drives many to get unnecessary screenings, according to Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports just-released analysis of the latest research and extensive expert...