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sepsis

Kidney stones 101

What you need to know about this pesky, painful condition.

Think you have the flu? 

There's a time for bed rest and a time to see the doctor. And then there's a time to head to the ER.

Patient Story

When it rains, it pours

Miguel Munoz thought he just had the flu and back pain. He soon found himself in a fight for his life.

Patient Story

‘I’m so grateful’

It felt like the flu, but turned into something much more serious. A new mother gets fast care—for her and for her baby.

For elderly, UTI poses serious risk

Immediate treatment with antibiotics is critical for older adults, as untreated cases can lead to bloodstream infection and death.

Doctors use bacteria as weapon against cancer

Clostridium novyi-NT can cause gangrene and sepsis if infection runs amok, but when injected into a tumor, it appears to attack the cancer directly.

Patient Story

Back on her feet

Helped along by grit, her granddaughter and a pair of therapists, an 87-year-old woman finds her strength after a brush with death.

Probiotics may not shield preemies from serious illness

More research on individual strains of these good bacteria may be needed.

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