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Flu is here but might not look like flu

...that because of the unusual presentation, doctors and patients might mistake it for something else, such as a bacterial infection, and prescribe antibiotics when they would be useless against the viral illness."There is a lot of it going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-16/flu-here-might-not-look-flu
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
Stool transplant could provide cure for bacterial infection

...to the patient ? mixing it into a solution and applying it through a colonoscopy appeared to work in stubborn bacterial infections, Rao said."They showed some dramatic improvement," he said.A New England Journal of Medicine review of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-06-23/stool-transplant-could-provi
Man paralyzed after rescuing girl dies

...Though the exact cause of death was unclear, Sorrells said Patterson had contracted pneumonia along with a bacterial infection and had suffered a blood clot since arriving at the hospital.After he was injured, Patterson's mother said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-28/man-paralyzed-after-rescuing-
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-
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
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