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GHSU graduate, Iraq veteran earns award for compassion

...Holsten cited her care for a patient with terminal ovarian cancer who was no longer responsive and suffering from a severe infection. Cook not only strove to maintain the patient's dignity but tended to the emotional needs of the patient's family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-05-11/ghsu-graduate-iraq-veteran-e
Taking the byte out of computer viruses

...the problems. Spyware secretly tracks a computer's use and reports it back to another computer. A moderate to severe infection, privacy aside, can degrade system performance by more than 50 percent and crash the machine. Avoiding the Internet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/24/liv_15207.shtml
Life & style
Gastric measures

...which allows leaking from or into the stomach - or anemia, to serious complications like internal bleeding or severe infections. Patients must also adhere to the dietary restrictions after surgery. Dr. Martindale advises patients to try all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/20/ent_307878.shtml
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Study: No virus threat from animal organ transplants found

...else. The blood of 100 child burn victims was filtered through a fresh pig spleen for one hour to help them fight severe infection. Blood normally runs through the spleen, part of the immune system, and Russian scientists have contended this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/20/tec_268290.shtml
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Prescription drugs always a danger

...test. When she finally was admitted to the hospital with stomachache, dizziness, vomiting and fever, she had a severe infection and no white blood cells. She died the next day. Physicians and pharmacists often complain that they don't have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/18/ent_261646.shtml
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Overtime: Augusta boxer Hudson gains Goodwill spot

...BASKETBALL: Former LSU basketball coach Dale Brown was recovering Friday from surgery for a ruptured appendix and a severe infection that could have been fatal, according to Brown's daughter, Robin Prudhomme. General surgeon Dr. Drake Bellanger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/13/oth_230833.shtml
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Salmonella bacteria resistant to five drugs emerge in U.S.

...streptomycin, sulfonamides and tetracycline. Most salmonella cases do not need to be treated with antibiotics. However, severe infections may require antibiotics, and can still be controlled with ciprofloxacin or ceftriaxone, at least for now. In Britain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/07/tec_227637.shtml
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Acute lung injury treatment sought

...the mechanisms of acute lung injury and potential therapeutic agents.Acute lung injury, which could come from a severe infection such as pneumonia or from trauma, kills about 150,000 people a year and has not seen a significant change in death...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2011-08-01/acute-lung-injury-treatment-
West Nile infects Aiken man

...more severe illness that affects the brain and can be fatal. People older than 50 are more likely to develop that severe infection, according to the agency. So far this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recorded 122 human...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/01/met_137917.shtml
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Activists, officials take on puppy mills

...puppy in her belly, the apparent result of a botched Caesarean. She was rushed to the hospital with bleeding and a severe infection. The physical wounds, horrific as they may be, are treatable. Tougher to heal are the psychological ones. Bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/12/liv_562783.shtml
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