| May 17, 2012
| 6:25 PM
For more than a week the nation has been following the story of 24-year-old Aimee Copeland, the psychology student from Georgia who is battling a rare flesh eating bacteria that's already forced doctors to amputate one leg and parts of her abdomen.
| Jun 11, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Customers of the Meyersdale Municipal Authority should continue to boil their drinking water at least until Wednesday.
Jeff McKenzie, water system operator, said on Monday that an 8-inch water main at Second and Thomas streets broke at about 6:30 p.m....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 1:34 PM
The state Department of Health has not seen an increase in the number of sick people in Aberdeen sinceE. colilevels exceeded drinking standards.
Aberdeen officials announced Wednesday that the city exceeded the drinking water standard for E. coli in...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Until the E.coli problem in Aberdeen disappears, people in the affected 80-block area are fine if they use the water to bathe or shower.
If they're going to brush their teeth, they should boil the water first, said state epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger....
| Jun 21, 2012
| 11:12 PM
AnE. colicontamination has some Aberdeen residents stocking up on bottled water, but Angie Schock said this scare has not had much of an impact on her family.
“We just drink bottled water anyway,” said Schock, who lives in one of the E....
| Sep 23, 2012
| 7:11 PM
The Department of Environmental Conservation is advising Kenai Peninsula property owners near flooding streams and rivers to boil their water used for drinking, cooking, hand washing or dish washing.
Wells near the flooded water systems may be...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 10:10 PM
When you become a patient of Kaiser, you sign a form that says you agree not to sue the hospital for medical mistakes like IV infiltration.
But that doesn’t mean you don’t have any recourse.
There’s arbitration and one Sacramento...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:25 PM
A Perry County woman is recovering after an infection of flesh-eating bacteria resulted in her losing a portion of her thigh.
Dixie Finch said the entire ordeal started in March when she noticed a boil on her upper leg. She opened it and immediately...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 1:54 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Residents and businesses west of the Willamette River that have Portland water as a source may now drink tap water without boiling it first, according to Portland Water Bureau. Upstream and downstream tests conducted since the notice was...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:26 PM
The beauty of hosting a fruits de mer party is that the seafood platter is not only your main course – it's also the show–stopping centerpiece. Other decorative accents can be kept to a minimum and should echo the sea–life theme.
| Jul 30, 2012
| 12:17 PM
The City of Westmorland has issued a cancellation to the Boil Water Advisory, after results from two samples taken from the city’s water appeared negative of coliform bacteria contamination.
The advisory was initially issued Friday, as a precaution...