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200 Americans Die from Hospital-Acquired Infection Daily

200 Americans Die from Hospital-Acquired Infection Daily March 31, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC It’s a sad reality that a facility dedicated to making you well can instead make you sick. It could even kill you. Of course, we are talking about hospitals and the potential to contract a serious, even life-threatening hospital infection. The good news, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, is that the situation is slowly improving.
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Nine Dead from Infected IV Feeding Bags

Nine Dead from Infected IV Feeding Bags March 30, 2011. By Gordon Gibb.
Birmingham, AL Investigators working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta are working to determine what might have been the source of an infection passed along to 19 patients fed intravenously in six Alabama hospitals.
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California Hospital Infection Study Called Unreliable

California Hospital Infection Study Called Unreliable January 3, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Los Angeles, CA Health officials in California will attempt to collect data in a different manner because a recent hospital infection study has serious limitations, The Associated Press reports.
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Missouri Deletes Records on Hospital Infections

Missouri Deletes Records on Hospital Infections August 18, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Jefferson City, MO Missouri recently deleted all of its data regarding hospital infections prior to 2009.
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Philadelphia Woman Suffers Hospital Staph Infection From Overuse of Antibiotics

Philadelphia Woman Suffers Hospital Staph Infection From Overuse of Antibiotics April 12, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Philadelphia, PN A kidney dialysis patient at Pennsylvania Hospital has developed a rare form of hospital staph infection, possibly as a result of overuse of antibiotics.
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MRSA Infection found at Massachusetts Elementary School

MRSA Infection found at Massachusetts Elementary School February 23, 2010. By Charles Benson.
South Boston, VA Officials at South Boston Elementary School have informed parents and faculty that an outbreak of Methicilin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, or MRSA infection, has hit the school.
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Hospital Infections a Growing Problem

Hospital Infections a Growing Problem January 9, 2010. By Jane Mundy.
Carnegie, OK "I believe that hospital infections are a growing problem in our area and I think hospital staff need to use proper procedures to clean up the mess," says Karen, whose husband contracted a staph (staphylococcus aureus) infection after surgery.
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Serious Complications Caused by Hospital Infection

Serious Complications Caused by Hospital Infection December 21, 2009. By Jane Mundy.
San Antonio, TX David is one of over two million people who acquire hospital infections each year (according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). An investigation conducted by the hospital determined that David's MRSA infection originated from a staple used during his back surgery. The massive amount of antibiotics he took to treat the infection may have also caused him to suffer a stroke, David says.
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Report: Texas county had more than 600 cases of MRSA infection

Report: Texas county had more than 600 cases of MRSA infection October 21, 2009. By Charles Benson.
San Antonio, TX The Texas Department of State Health Services has found that in a single month this year, Bexar County reported more than 600 cases of MRSA hospital infections.
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Infection Scare in Fort Lauderdale, More Than 1800 at Risk

Infection Scare in Fort Lauderdale, More Than 1800 at Risk October 9, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Fort Lauderdale, FL Just weeks before the Thanksgiving weekend upwards of 1800 patients of a
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