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Aimee Copeland | The Augusta Chronicle

...May of 2012 because of a devastating infection called necrotizing fasciitis, which...fight to survive and recover from the infection attracted nationwide attention. One...two months in Augusta for a devastating infection, she's about to finish a master's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/people/aimee-copeland
'Fat' leaves on azaleas is sign of leaf gall infection that peaks in May

...Infected leaves dry and turn brown to black in late spring. The infection is most severe when we have a cool wet spring.The only thing...white. This will reduce the inoculum source for next year's infection. Do not leave the infected leaves or branches on the ground...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2015-05-01/fat-leaves-azaleas-s
Marc Leishman has new outlook upon his return

...took the past month off from the PGA Tour to be with family and tend to his two young boys while wife Audrey fought off an infection that nearly killed her."This time probably three weeks ago, I thought I might not have been able to be back out here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-22/marc-leishman-has-new-outloo
Midwest dogs facing canine flu outbreak; owners urged to limit pets' contact with other dogs

...persistent cough, runny nose and fever in dogs. Experts say a small percentage will develop more severe symptoms. The H3N2 infection has been associated with some deaths.Poulsen said pet owners with sick dogs should call a veterinarian to schedule a test...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-15/midwest-dogs-facing-canine-flu-outb
Mother behind autism insurance push eager for governor to sign bill

...are watching a public health crisis unfold every 69 births in this country. That is higher than the highest rate of polio infection ever recorded in the U.S. and greater than the incidence of childhood diabetes, childhood cancer and childhood HIV/AIDS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-18/mother-behind-autism-ins
Pele is improving from urinary tract infection

...antibiotics to treat a urinary tract infection and his condition is improving, doctors...being diagnosed with the urinary tract infection.Doctors continued to administer intravenous...said there was no sign of a widespread infection."The only (type of) bacteria identified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-28/pele-improving-urinary-tract-infe
Report finds wound-care device misused at Augusta VA

...hotline received a complaint in March 2014 that a sponge from the pressurized seal, which is designed to protect patients from infection, had "eviscerated" into the abdominal wall of a veteran who was in his late 50s and suffering from hypertension and anemia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-19/report-finds-wound-care-devi
Mama used more than aspirin to treat her kids

...woods around her house and bring her a certain kind of oak leaves that had been lying in stump water. She applied them to the infection, and, not long afterward, the rash disappeared.Granny Waters made house calls. Mama told me that she came to our house...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-05/mama-used-more-aspirin-treat-
Girl's death among 500 in one year in community care

...and crying and had a slight temperature, according to the state investigation. She was diagnosed the next day with an ear infection and prescribed a cephalosporin antibiotic.The next day, Fred Ssenjakko noticed red streaks in Christen's stool and was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-21/girls-death-among-500-one-ye
South Carolina hospital infection might have killed 3

...GREENVILLE, S.C. - Officials say a rare infection at Greenville Memorial Hospital might...patients have tested positive for the infection linked to surgical equipment.Greenville...patients who have tested positive for the infection.Officials said June 20 that 14 patients...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-27/sc-hospital-infection-may-ha