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  • Community hospitals adopting telemedicine

    Community hospitals adopting telemedicine
    An intensive care unit nurse in a small-town hospital on the Eastern Shore suspected that a patient had necrotizing fasciitis, the so-called "flesh-eating" disease.
  • Bacteria that caused flesh-eating infection more common than believed

    Bacteria that caused flesh-eating infection more common than believed
    The story of a 24-year-old Georgia graduate student fighting a flesh-eating disease has prompted a microbiologist with the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System to speak out about the infection. Aimee Copeland lost most of her left leg after the...

    In fight against infections, UIC researcher aims to scramble bacteria signals

     In fight against infections, UIC researcher aims to scramble bacteria signals
    Rather than destroying bacteria to fight infections, a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher is trying to "tweak" their savvy communication networks and block the signals that lead to infection and disease. Researchers have known for several...

    Man walks again after flesh-eating bacteria takes his leg

    Man walks again after flesh-eating bacteria takes his leg
    Monty Rush is walking again after losing his leg to what doctors call a flesh-eating bacteria.  It started in his foot, moved up to his calf and destroyed all the tissue in his right leg.  "I never had any idea that I would be a victim of it," he said....

    Daum: Attack of the flesh-eating bacteria story

    Daum: Attack of the flesh-eating bacteria story
    What spreads almost as fast as necrotizing fasciitis, a.k.a. flesh-eating infection? News stories about it. Surely by now you've heard about the horrifying case of Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old Georgia graduate student who cut her leg on May 1 and...