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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
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
Health network for kids aims for better care

...look like a kid who has spent half his life battling a rare form of cancer, or one who is now fighting a rare bacterial infection.As he squirmed around in his Spider-Man bathrobe in bed at the Children's Hospital of Georgia, clicking away...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-02-18/health-network-kids-aims-bet
Aimee Copeland getting bionic hands

...land. Her spirit barely bent.One year after losing her left leg, right foot and both hands to a devastating bacterial infection, the Snellville, Ga., resident said her academic background in psychology and a strong spiritual grounding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-12/aimee-copeland-getting-bionic
Compounding pharmacy group says FDA changed inspection rules

...involving the New England Compounding Center. That compounding pharmacy's products have been linked to fungal bacterial infections that sickened 741 patients, including one in Georgia and three in South Carolina, and resulted in 55 deaths...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-05-25/compounding-pharmacy-group-s
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