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Controlling use of antibiotics could prevent resistance, CDC says

...greatly reduce potentially fatal bacterial infection and help stem a tide of antibiotic...antibiotics is a particularly nasty bacterial infection called Clostridium difficile...higher risk of getting that bacterial infection within six months, the report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-04/controlling-use-antibiotics-
A better 2014? Positively

...Look at Aimee Copeland ? the young Snellville woman who lost her hands, left leg and right foot to a dangerous bacterial infection following a fall from a zipline in 2012. Today, she's gathering multiple college degrees ? and hearts whenever...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-01-01/better-2014-positivel
New year, better water

...King America Finishing over alleged violations of the U.S. Clean Water Act.Although regulators concluded a bacterial infection caused the fish kill, they also found the plant failed to obtain permits for a new fire retardant process it installed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-12-29/new-year-better-water
Kyle Palmieri's goal in OT preserves Ducks' win streak

...rehabilitation Friday. But the team announced that officials have learned through this process that recovery from a bacterial infection has no specific timetable and a degree of uncertainty. LIGHTNING: Pavel Kubina, the Czech defenseman who helped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2013-12-20/kyle-palmieris-goal-ot-pre
Bacteria evolve 'dome' to hide, resist

...found in patients actually came from the environment, such as surface water. That could help explain why the bacterial infections spike in the summer, Thompson said."Everybody is out swimming and out in the environment a lot more, and potentially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-12-16/bacteria-evolve-dome-hide-re
Fight for the defenseless

...therefore, totally unnecessary cruelty toward animals.The dental school maintains it is testing a medicine to treat bacterial infections that some people are affected by following their implants. This reasoning does not pass my standard of compassion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-01-09/fight-defenseless
People of Augusta hold a very special place in the heart of courageous Aimee Copeland

...Georgia who contracted necrotizing fasciitis after a freak accident when she fell from a homemade zip-line. The bacterial infection attacked her flesh, and she lost one leg and both hands. Augusta was the location of much of her treatment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-12-07/people-augusta-h
Drug shortages, price spikes affecting care

...drug.Doxycline is used to treat many different bacterial infections, such as urinary tract infections, acne, gonorrhea...treatment of rickettsial infections (a category of bacterial infections), prevention of Lyme disease after a tick bite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-10-21/drug-shortages-price-spikes-
Aimee Copeland fought against the odds, continues to improve

...24-year-old Georgia woman attracted nationwide attention when she beat astounding odds by fending off a deadly bacterial infection that attacked her flesh.For nearly two months, Aimee Copeland, of Snell ville, Ga., was treated for necrotizing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-21/aimee-copeland-fought-against
Talked-about stories of 2012 still vivid

...touching stories of the year was that of 24-year-old Aimee Copeland. Aimee had a two-month battle against a bacterial infection. She had to have her left leg, right foot and both hands amputated to stay ahead of the infection that almost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-01-05/talked-about-sto