flesh-eating disease

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Georgia Town Gives $19K To Woman With Flesh-Eating Bug

The Georgia woman recovering from a rare flesh-eating disease is getting a big gift from her hometown of Snellville.


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Woman With Flesh-Eating Disease Leaves Hospital

A Georgia woman diagnosed with a rare, flesh-eating disease is set to leave a hospital after nearly two months.


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Georgia Woman Battling Rare Flesh-Eating Disease Preparing Release From Hospital

A Georgia woman battling a rare, flesh-eating disease is preparing to be released from the hospital after nearly two months.


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Aimee Copeland Suffers Worst Pain Of Entire Ordeal

The father of a Georgia woman battling a flesh-destroying 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 hurts her stomach.


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Woman With Flesh-Eating Disease Refusing Pain Meds

A woman fighting a flesh-destroying disease is refusing to take pain medications during some procedures, partly because of her personal convictions.


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Woman Battling Flesh-Eating Disease Struggling To Deal With ‘Phantom Pain’

A 24-year-old graduate student battling a flesh-eating disease is struggling to deal with “phantom pain.”


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Georgia Woman Battling Flesh-Eating Disease Says First Words

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.


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Some Liquor Stores Could Pay More For Sunday Sales

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) –  Some metro Atlanta liquor stores will have to pay to sell liquor on Sundays if voters approve the measure. Cobb County voters will decide in July whether to allow Sunday sales of alcohol. Cobb […]


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Doctors Hope To Save Hands Of Woman Battling Flesh-Eating Disease

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta/AP) — The parents of a young Georgia woman battling a flesh-eating bacterial infection said Monday they’ve learned to read lips and are communicating with their daughter despite a breathing tube in her throat. Speaking […]



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