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The Rory Staunton Foundation for Sepsis Prevention

Orlaith Staunton | Posted 11.15.2016 | Impact
Orlaith Staunton

I am a mother who lost a child who could have been saved. One Wednesday in March of 2012 my son came home from school with two band aids on his arm....

This Groundbreaking Algorithm Can Spot Sepsis Before Doctors | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.17.2016 | Healthy Living

Rather than leading to the violent downfall of humankind, artificial intelligence is helping people around the world do their jobs, including doctors ...

We Have No Idea How Many People Die From Superbug Infections

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living

By Ryan McNeill, Deborah J. Nelson and Yasmeen Abutaleb RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - Josiah Cooper-Pope, born 15 weeks premature, did fine in the neonata...

Muhammad Ali's Death May Raise Awareness About Sepsis

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living

Muhammad Ali was a powerful advocate for people with Parkinson’s disease after his diagnosis at the age of 42. But his recent death due to sepsis ...

The Dangerous Condition We're Not Talking About -- But Should Be

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living

Americans are more concerned about sepsis than ever before in the Internet age. Some of that heightened awareness came recently, after Patty Duke's f...

Patty Duke Died Of The Most Common Condition You've Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.30.2016 | Healthy Living

Oscar-winning actress Patty Duke, star of "The Patty Duke Show" and the Broadway play and film “The Miracle Worker,” died of sepsis from a rupture...

Novel Blood-Cleansing Device Could Save Millions From Septic Shock

Terrence McNally | Posted 10.16.2016 | Science
Terrence McNally

There is no therapy specifically approved to treat sepsis and the present standard of care is to provide patients with intravenous fluids and broad-spectrum antibiotics. Now a device from a team at Wyss may radically transform the way we treat sepsis.

He Could Be Your Child: Learn the Signs of Sepsis

Kara Lawler | Posted 09.15.2016 | Parents
Kara Lawler

Rory was 12 when he died, but was known as a friend to many. Always the one to take a student under his wing, he tried to make people new to his school or town feel welcomed. A recent transfer student from Japan, whom Rory had befriended, wrote a tribute to Rory after his death and it was clear that Rory was an amazing friend.

My Wife Almost Died. Twice.

Scott Valins | Posted 01.14.2015 | Parents
Scott Valins

We slowly developed an ability to vocalize, to be open and to share the pain. As much as family and friends were there for us, the only person who would understand the day-to-day void left at home was my daughter.

A Scientific Indictment of Animal Research and Testing

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 04.22.2013 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

"What are the alternatives to using animals in medical research?" This is a legitimate question I am often asked, and now, due to scientific innovatio...

When Parents Know More Than Doctors

Lisa Belkin | Posted 09.11.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

A heart-breaking tale that will have you hugging your children and, I suspect, second guessing your doctor then next time your own child gets sick.