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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
Sweden's Rikard Karlberg leads in Malaysia

...the jointly sanctioned PGA Tour event, said he benefited from a more relaxed approach after struggling with lingering viral infection that has affected his season."It gets you a little bit stressed out," he said. "I just stopped almost enjoying the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-10-30/swedens-rikard-karlberg-lead
Blood donors needed in Augusta

...through body fluids, including blood transfusions. About 50% of the general population is infected. It is not a serious infection, except for people who are already in compromised health conditions, such as newborn babies or pregnant women. In these...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-30/blood-donors-needed-augusta
Knicks spoil LeBron James' return to Cleveland

...tonight against the Phoenix Suns.Leonard missed the final six preseason games and the season opener against Dallas due to an infection in his right eye.The 23-year-old Leonard averaged 12.8 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.7 steals for the Spurs last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-10-30/knicks-spoil-lebron-james-ret
Leapfrog reports show Doctors, University earn A for patient safety

...and the potential spread of infection on the public's mind, the...improvement, patient safety and infection prevention."It is a day-to-day...hour of surgery to prevent infection, said Missy Danforth, senior...troubling rise in surgical site infections from colon surgery."We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-28/leapfrog-reports-show-doctor
Deal issues Ebola traveler restrictions

...period of the virus, although at least 90 percent of known infections occur in the first two weeks after exposure, he said.Georgia's...Ebola patients after Dr. Craig Spencer developed an Ebola infection days after returning from treating patients in West Africa...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-27/deal-issues-ebola-traveler-r
Two Newnan students test positive for tuberculosis exposure

...office, tells The Newnan Times Herald that the two will now receive further testing to determine whether they have latent TB infection.Folden tells WSB-TV that the positive skin tests for the two students doesn't mean they have tuberculosis, but indicates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-28/two-newnan-students-test-pos
Georgia will monitor potential Ebola travelers

...monitoring of all travelers from three Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa for the 21 days during which they could develop an infection from the virus, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.The new screening comes on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-22/georgia-will-monitor-potenti
What the government isn't telling Americans about Ebola outbreak

...contagious until 21 days after exposure. Based upon infectious disease models, the potential for transmission and secondary infection from the index case follows a spectrum depending upon the initial infecting dose of the virus and the recipients our health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-25/what-government-
Mullis: Pests drawn indoors to escape cold weather are just nuisance, not harmful

...Dividing large clumps of roots is best done with a clean, sharpened spade. Clean cuts limit crushed tissues and reduce disease infection. Entire plants with a root ball can be divided with a clean, sharp knife. Many perennials such as iris and daylilies can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-10-23/mullis-pests-drawn-i