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Officials Urge Caution After Ligonier Valley Students Contract MRSA

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Officials in the Ligonier Valley School District are warning parents after several students acquired MRSA.

The district says three students contracted the infection, but believe they got it outside of school. 107 more words


Md. HS Football Players Suffered 1st & 2nd Degree Burns By Cleaning Agent

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Parents of football players at a Montgomery County school are furious after some of the boys suffered first- and second-degree burns from a powerful cleaning agent. 442 more words


The Day My Brother Passed Away

No…don’t worry. We’re not heading home for another funeral. We are all quite alive and well. Now. Maybe it’s not nice to have a title like that, but you know in writing class they always tell you to use an attention grabbing title. 1,698 more words

That Time I Almost Died

Well – I have Staph, chickies.  Like the kind that kills you fast.

Here’s the thing – as an EMT I am well aware of how dangerous Staph can be. 510 more words


Mesquite Public Pool Remains Open Despite Multiple Employee Infections

MESQUITE, Texas (1080 KRLD) – A public pool in Mesquite remains open after employees come down with an infection.

An anonymous listener tells KRLD that 6 lifeguards at the Vanston Pool on Oates Dr. 267 more words


Time to revise our overuse of antibiotics

Antibiotic End Game: Some Implicationss

By Glenn Ashton · 26 May 2014

Antibiotic resistant bacteria have brought humanity to the dawn of a new era of medical uncertainty and risk. 1,081 more words