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...Experience does not equate with effectiveness.AND HERE IT COMES ... the first of many. A potentially deadly respiratory infection outbreak has broken out in at least 10 states. Do you want to guess where this emanated from. Answer: Tens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-22/rants-raves
Augusta sickness likely part of outbreak

...Monday it is investigating two known clusters in Kansas City and Chicago of children hospitalized with severe respiratory infections from a virus called enterovirus D68. The virus was confirmed by laboratory in 19 of 22 patients in Kansas City...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-08/augusta-sickness-likely-part
Zinc, handwashing prevent colds, study finds

...of probiotics or active cultures like those found in some yogurts also seemed to reduce the risk of the upper respiratory infection typical with colds, the study found. Probiotics are a hot treatment right now, particularly for diarrheal disease...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-27/zinc-handwashing-prevent-col
Pelicans snap Hawks' five-game winning streak

...New Orleans' 121-120 overtime win over Boston on Sunday and then missed a loss to Toronto on Wednesday with a respiratory infection.SIXERS: Philadelphia has fumbled its way toward the wrong kind of NBA history.Amare Stoudemire had 22 points...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-03-21/pelicans-snap-hawks-five-game
Ed Koch, former NY mayor, dies

...politicians in the history of our city."He was in the hospital twice in 2012, for anemia in September and then for a respiratory infection in December. He returned twice in January 2013 with fluid buildup in his lungs.He had undergone surgery in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2013-02-01/ed-koch-former-ny-mayor-di
Indiana Pacers force Game 7 against Miami

...technical flurry that finished it off.West scored 11 points and had 14 rebounds despite playing with an upper respiratory infection that prompted coach Frank Vogel to send him home early from the Pacers' morning shootaround.Miami played without...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-06-01/indiana-pacers-force-game-7-a
ARC football player, paralyzed in 1988, dies

...protect the spinal cord, and never walked again.Over the years, he suffered multiple bouts with pneumonia, respiratory infections and bladder infections.In 1990, Hudson enrolled in Augusta State. Nine years later, he graduated with a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-09-06/arc-football-player-p
New technology IDs infections

...this case, it is run against known reference sequences for 15 common viruses and three bacteria known to cause respiratory infections.Many of these infections show the same symptoms, said Dr. Dennis L, Murray, the chief of pediatric infectious...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-01-19/new-technology-ids-infection
Sergeant's death in Iraq blamed on blood clots

Sgt. John Franklin Burner III, whom the Army was treating for a respiratory infection when he died under uncertain circumstances Sept. 16 in Iraq, apparently succumbed to a blood clot, his widow said Friday.An...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-10-09/sergeants-death-iraq-blamed-b
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Influenza cases on the rise

...virus infections that typically pop up in children at this time of year, he said."We're seeing a variety of respiratory infections," Newton said.Typically busy weekends for the department have been compounded by the holidays, when doctors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2010-12-27/influenza-cases-rise
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