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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...

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Yeast infections are difficult to diagnose

...asking for a yeast infection, says Augusta...Grossman. Yeast infections are the No. 1...one type of yeast infection. Also, up to 30 percent of yeast infections are caused by a...for vaginal yeast infections. Doctors recommend...avoided until the infection is cured. Sexual...

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Repeated infections may boost risk for heart disease

...Boston and who has studied infections and heart disease, cautioned...eliminate the possibility that infection came after the heart disease...poorer heath and more prone to infection in general," Ridker said...connection between the number of infections a person experienced and later...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/08/tec_331903.shtml
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Drugs losing their punch against kids' infections

...bronchitis and some ear infections - are caused by viruses...always tell if the infection is viral or bacterial...respiratory and sinus infections; E. coli, which...tract and intestinal infections, and some strains...salmonella. In hospitals, infection-control specialists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/07/tec_337292.shtml
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Health officials to urge no antibiotics for most ear infections

...withheld for bacterial ear infections if they appear to be...Most children with ear infections - about 80 percent...longer course of their infection, but for society as...are written for ear infections in children of all...constitutes a serious ear infection also is expected to...

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Lack of natural germ-killers linked to infections in eczema patients

...some people are vulnerable to infections because they lack certain...help protect animals from infection. In a new study, researchers...are highly prone to staph infections of the skin. The skin has...discovery suggests that staph infections can be fought off by replacing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/11/tec_357966.shtml
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More oxygen can halve the risk of surgical infections

...another study, postoperative infections add an average of $12,500...body tissues help prevent infection and that breathing higher...they have the highest risk of infection. The findings might have...implications for burn units, since infections cause most deaths there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/20/tec_280308.shtml
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Pets can catch infections from their owners

...lethal bloodstream infections. The first Canadian...developed a lingering infection that turned out...with identical infections had all been treated...outbreaks of the infection involving eight...hospital-acquired staph infections in the United States...as people, the infection can be life-threatening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/22/tec_328302.shtml
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Campaign aims to halve number of new HIV infections

...is to cut the number of new infections to 20,000 annually. To...Currently, about 75,000 new HIV infections are diagnosed annually. The...after they learn of their infections, typically using condoms...having sex less often. As the infection progresses, the amount of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/07/tec_305504.shtml
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Strep can cause deadly infections in patients

...occasionally produce life-threatening infections if they're transmitted by a health-care...Investigators traced the likely source of the infections to health-care workers. In the Maryland...nine women developed Group A strep infections at the same hospital between July 1996...

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