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Flesh Eating Bacteria

Brief Walk In Gulf Of Mexico Leaves Man With Horrific Injury

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.08.2015 | Crime

A Fort Myers, Florida, man recently lost one of his legs after a harrowing encounter with flesh-eating bacteria. When Zach Mody stepped into the Gu...

'Green News Report' - July 31, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.30.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 20m gallon water main break, amid worst drought in CA history, exposes th...

I Contracted a Flesh-Eating Bacteria and Lived to Tell

Oral Fixation | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Oral Fixation

I had 11 surgeries. It's been almost 10 months now. I still don't know how to run, and things still hurt. I still have a ways to go. My physical therapist told me to stop thinking about my rehab in days and weeks and start thinking about it in seasons.

Flesh-Eating Bacteria At NYC School; Parents Not Notified

Posted 11.14.2013 | New York

Education officials in the Bronx didn't feel the need to tell parents that a flesh-eating bacteria had been detected in a Bronx school. MRSA (meth...

Rare Double Infection Of Flesh-Eating Bacteria Puts Man In Coma

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Stephanie Pappas, Senior Writer Published: 10/16/2013 08:31 AM EDT on LiveScience Flesh-eating-bacteria infections are rare, but double flesh...

After 17 Surgeries, She Was Named Homecoming Princess (VIDEO)

Posted 10.15.2012 | Teen

Alexis Hanford may not be able to walk, but that didn't stop her from dancing the night away at homecoming. The Bethesda, Maryland teen became wheelch...

Doctors Should Have High Suspicion Of Flesh-Eating Infection, Researchers Say

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

With 2,000 to 3,000 patients killed by necrotizing fasciitis each year, early diagnosis of the flesh-eating bacteria is of the utmost importance. That...

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Aimee Copeland On Katie Couric's Show: 'If You Don't Need To Adapt, Then Why Adapt'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Schocker | Posted 09.11.2012 | Healthy Living

In May, Aimee Copeland, a 24-year-old graduate student at the University of West Georgia, went zip-lining with friends on a sunny day. But when the ho...

Michigan Teen Diagnosed With Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living

Michigan teenager Kaylee Queen is in the hospital after being infected with flesh-eating bacteria (also known as necrotizing fasciitis) and another, u...

Cancer Survivor Loses Limbs After Contracting Rare Infection From Dog's Saliva

Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living

Just days before the death of Crystal Spencer, the Michigan woman who contracted flesh-eating bacteria, a Georgia woman lost her hands and feet to ano...

Mom Leaves Hospital After Flesh-Eating Disease

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., July 17 (Reuters) - A South Carolina mother who contracted a flesh-eating bacterial infection soon...

Aimee Copeland, Flesh-Eating Bacteria Victim, Achieves Major Progress In Rehab

The Huffington Post | Anna Susman | Posted 07.09.2012 | College

Flesh-eating disease victim Aimee Copeland continues to defy medical odds, according to her father. Copeland was recently reported to have brushed ...

Alaska Man Treated For Flesh-Eating Bacteria In Seattle

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, July 5 (Reuters) - A man from Juneau, Alaska, contracted a rare infection from flesh-eating bacteri...

Flesh-Eating Disease Victim On The Road To Recovery

The Huffington Post | Anna Susman | Posted 06.26.2012 | College

Flesh-eating disease victim Aimee Copeland's condition was upgraded to “good” by hospital officials on Monday -- a magnificent feat for the 24-yea...

Aimee Copeland Says She Feels Like A 'Patchwork Quilt,' Begs For Painkillers

Alex Kuczynski-Brown | Posted 06.18.2012 | College

Flesh-eating bacteria victim Aimee Copeland is pleading for painkillers after skin graft surgery has left her feeling like a “patchwork quilt,” ac...

WATCH: Mom With Flesh Eating-Bacteria Reunited With Babies

Posted 06.08.2012 | Parents

Weeks after being diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis, South Carolina mom Lana Kuykendall was reunited with her 1-month-old twins Abigail and Ian. ...

South Carolina Woman Is 5th Recent Case Of Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living

A Greenville, S.C., grandmother is the latest person to contract necrotizing fasciitis in recent weeks, the fifth in a string of flesh-eating bacteria...

Texas Mom To Undergo Double Arm And Hand Transplant

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Katy Hayes laughs in delight as she shares a moment with baby Arielle A mother-of-three who lost every one of her limbs to a flesh-eating infection...

Mom With Flesh-Eating Disease Remains Critical

Reuters | Posted 07.25.2012 | Healthy Living

By Harriet McLeod May 24 (Reuters) - The new mother of twins fighting a flesh-eating infection in South Carolina remained in critical ...

Aimee Copeland: Fight Against Flesh-eating Bacteria Is Slow But Sure

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | College

ATLANTA, May 24 (Reuters) - A Georgia graduate student fighting a rare flesh-eating bacterial infection she contracted after being injured in a zip-...

'I Survived Flesh-Eating Bacteria': One Man's Horrifying Story

TheDaily.com | Posted 05.23.2012 | Weird News

In what sounds like a science fiction story, author Peter Watts survived a horrific battle with flesh-eating bacteria....

Georgia Man Develops Flesh-Eating Bacteria; Is Third Case In Recent Weeks

Posted 05.23.2012 | Healthy Living

A third person reportedly has flesh-eating bacteria, also known as necrotizing fasciitis, according to news reports. However, NBC's 11Alive report...

Mom With Flesh-Eating Bacteria Has Undergone 7 Operations

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2012 | Healthy Living

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., May 20 (Reuters) - A 36-year-old new mother of twins who is suffering from a "flesh-eating" bacter...

S.C. Woman Diagnosed With Flesh-Eating Bacteria Shortly After Giving Birth

Posted 05.17.2012 | Healthy Living

Another woman has contracted an infection from flesh-eating bacteria, according to news reports. Lana Kuykendall, of Upstate, S.C., had just given ...

How You Can Help Georgia Student Battling Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Posted 05.16.2012 | Impact

The Georgia graduate student who is battling a vicious flesh-eating infection continues to astound doctors with her progress and her supporters are jo...