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Man Dies After Swimming With New Tattoo As Flesh-Eating Bacteria Seeps In

Death from the flesh-eating bacteria Vibro vulnificus is rare, but each summer a story pops up about someone fighting for their life after this contracting this bacterium. Only 100 people in the U.S. die each year after being infected with Vibro vulnificus, which thrives in warmer water. The bacterium can enter the body through an open wound, and a tattoo ...

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Flesh-Eating Bacteria Kills Man Who Took Swim After Getting New Tattoo

Getting a new tattoo may be an exciting, if extremely painful experience, may it be for individuals with pre-existing ink, or people getting inked for the first time. But it could also be fatal, as reports suggest a 31-year-old man was killed by flesh-eating bacteria just days after taking a swim in the Gulf of Mexico, not long after getting ...

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Flesh-Eating Bacteria Kills Man Who Took Swim After Getting New Tattoo

Getting a new tattoo may be an exciting, if extremely painful experience, may it be for individuals with pre-existing ink, or people getting inked for the first time. But it could also be fatal, as reports suggest a 31-year-old man was killed by flesh-eating bacteria just days after taking a swim in the Gulf of Mexico, not long after getting ...

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Lazarus Syndrome Cases Grossly Underreported, Some Scientists Suggest Passive Monitoring After Death

The Lazarus phenomenon, or Lazarus syndrome, is the return of spontaneous circulation once the heart has stopped and CPR has ceased. There have been 38 reported cases since 1982 when the Lazarus phenomenon was first described in medical reporting. A report published Friday in Medical News Today illuminated a daunting dilemma and a new question for the modern era: Should ...

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Mom Beat Cancer In Pregnancy But Dies After Delivering Twins

Just a day after delivering twins, a 30-year-old California woman Jamie Snider, who defied cancer during pregnancy, died of heart failure. Snider’s family and friends are now raising funds for well-being of the newborn. “God decided to call our Jamie home Friday March 17th 2017, the morning after giving birth to her beautiful twins Camila and Nico,” Snider’s friend Larina ...

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Indian Woman Cheats Death After Live Cockroach Pulled From Her Skull

An Indian woman thought she was just having a weird headache, one accompanied by itchiness on top of the usual pain. When she went to the hospital, the cause of her headache was revealed to be a live cockroach that had made its home in her skull. A report from CNN looked at this bizarre case, where the 42-year-old female ...

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Norovirus: Infectious Even After We’re Well – And Hand Sanitizer Won’t Save Us

Norovirus is considered among the most contagious of all viruses. It’s is so contagious that there have been reports of schools shutting down due to student absences. Sometimes, Norovirus will trigger a fever, but the most common symptoms people dread are diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain. It comes on quickly, and can leave its victims vomiting as frequently as every ...

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Planned Parenthood: IUD Insertions Up 900 Percent After Trump’s Election

As previously reported, right now is the time to stock up on Plan B One-Step and consider other forms of birth control. According to new data compiled by analysts for Athenahealth and originally reported by Vox, intrauterine device (IUD) procedures increased 19 percent between October and December 2016. That means that women feared that a Donald Trump presidency could happen ...

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Birth Control Scare: Women Urgently Scheduling Appointments To Get An IUD After Trump Election

A rash of birth control fears are striking women as they urgently schedule appointments with their gynecologists. Women are frantic about making sure they ensure birth control measures are in place before any changes regarding their health care coverage ensues following Trump’s election as President of the United States, USA Today reports. Women are telling each other to make sure ...

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Measles Complication SSPE Kills Children And Adults Years After The Fact

A measles complication that has been known to kill children, and even adults, years after they recover from the illness, isn’t as rare as experts had once thought. Previously, subacute sclerosing panencephalitis, or SSPE, was thought to have affected about one in 100,000 previous measles patients, making it a fairly rare disease in pre-vaccine times. But new research released on ...

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