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AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The father of a young Georgia woman battling a flesh-eating disease says his daughter has spoken for the first time since she was taken to an Augusta hospital weeks ago for treatment. Writing on his Facebook page, Andy...
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia woman fighting a flesh-destroying disease is refusing to take pain medications during some procedures, partly because of her personal convictions. The father of Aimee Copeland says his daughter despises the use of...
ATLANTA (AP) — The father of a Georgia woman battling a flesh-eating disease says his daughter has been suffering the worst pain of her entire ordeal. Andy Copeland says his daughter, Aimee, sometimes cries from the pain but stops because crying...
Wednesday’s drawing brings the largest Powerball jackpot in history. But what was the largest previous Powerball prize? How much was the largest-ever lottery cash payout? And what does winning a lottery have to do with flesh eating bacteria? ...
Daily American CorrespondentA group of Shade-Central City volunteers showed how a community joined together could help others. On Saturday, Cindy Adomnik, Linda Sesack, Betty Lou Rapsky, Jennifer Goga and Judy Blough, held a basket party and spaghetti dinner to raise funds for...
firstname.lastname@example.orgFlesh-eating bacteria might sound like something from a science fiction movie or an episode of "The Twilight Zone." But it isn't make believe. Instead, it's a real-life horror story — one where a micro-organism enters the body through an open wound...
Los Angeles TimesIn the 17th century, she was known as “Lily of the Mohawks,” a Catholic convert scarred by smallpox and ostracized by her tribe but unshaken in her faith. After Sunday, she will be known as St. Catherine Tekakwitha, the first Native...
An autopsy shows flesh-eating bacteria caused the death of an Illinois prison inmate. A convicted murderer, 32-year-old Robert Turner died Friday in a hospital where he was being treated for several illnesses, including cirrhosis of the liver. An...
Tribune reporterA man sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing a man during a home invasion in 1998 died of blood poisoning and the so-called flesh-eating bacteria, an autopsy has found. Robert J. Turner, 32, died Friday at the University of Illinois Medical Center...
KTLA NewsATLANTA -- Aimee Copeland was spending her first night at home Wednesday since flesh-eating bacteria forced the amputation of her hands, leg and foot three months ago. Copeland's first stop out of rehab was to Longhorn Steakhouse for lunch with her...
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