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West Virginia University Hospitals-East and the WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Eastern Division will sponsor a community mini-medical school program on various infectious diseases. The seminar, titled "MRSA and Other Bugs," will be Tuesday,...
Living near a livestock farm may increase your risk of acquiring an antibiotic-resistant infection, according to a new study led by researchers from Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public Health. In reviewing data from the Netherlands, a team of...
Among America's 10 most populous states, Pennsylvania is the only one that does not license or regulate a particularly ugly form of intentional deformity. A license is not necessary in Pennsylvania to operate a commercial establishment where steel...
Much of Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Jason Farley's recent research has focused on an evolving medical crisis: How to stop the spread of bacteria that have adapted immunity to most antibiotics. To stop it the medical community needs to track it. He's...
FOX40 NewsSutter Memorial Hospital is potentially facing another lawsuit related to methicillin-resistant staph aureus, this one though, isn’t related to the August MRSA outbreak in a NICU unit. The 90-day notice alleges infant Gabriel Adams contracted the...
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FOX40 NewsWhen you become a patient of Kaiser, you sign a form that says you agree not to sue the hospital for medical mistakes like IV infiltration. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have any recourse. There’s arbitration and one Sacramento...
The Winchester SunA student athlete at George Rogers Clark High School has been diagnosed with a confirmed case of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA. Clark County Superintendent Elaine Farris said school officials were notified Wednesday that the...
Friday's letter to the editor could not have come from a more qualified source. Dr. Stephen Purcell of Upper Macungie Township is a physician at Advanced Dermatology Associates, based in Allentown with branch or satellite offices in Bethlehem, Kutztown...
Dr. Barbara Royal consults at every Chicago zoo, has administered acupuncture to elephants and zebras, scrubbed oil from otters and tagged wild owl nests. She's treated arthritic camels, tarantulas with torn skin, and a starving spider monkey. But...
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FOX40 NewsTwo Sacramento mothers are preparing to file suit against Sutter Memorial Hospital after they say poor hygiene practices gave their premature babies MRSA. They claim shoddy hand washing practices of Sutter doctors and nurses spread the bacteria from...
FOX40 NewsAfter a routine bacteria culture screening in mid-August, doctors at the Sutter Memorial Hospital in Sacramento found a baby infected with the MRSA bacteria. Screening every baby before they left the hospital, 2 babies were found to have been infected...
If there’s no evolution, there’s no need for better antibiotics To the editor: There have been letters back and forth in the creation versus evolution discussions. It is possible to argue that there is no such thing as evolution. It is also...
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