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Flesh-eating Bacteria May Have Killed Woman After Florida Vacation, Husband Suggests

A grandmother from Indianapolis may have died from flesh-eating bacteria after contracting it while she was on vacation in Florida. <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text"...

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A grandmother from Indianapolis may have died from flesh-eating bacteria after contracting it while she was on vacation in Florida. <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Richard Martin told WRTV that his 50-year-old wife, Carol, had returned home from a vacation in Clearwater, Florida, in February with a nickel-sized infection on her buttocks. The infection became...

For six decades, 'the man with the golden arm' donated blood — and saved 2.4 million babies

In 1951, a 14-year-old Australian boy named James Harrison awoke from a major chest operation. Doctors had removed one of his lungs in a procedure...

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In 1951, a 14-year-old Australian boy named James Harrison awoke from a major chest operation. Doctors had removed one of his lungs in a procedure that had taken several hours — and would keep him hospitalized for three months. But Harrison was alive, thanks in large part to a vast quantity of transfused blood he...

For 6 decades, 'the man with the golden arm' donated blood – and saved 2.4 million babies

In 1951, a 14-year-old Australian boy named James Harrison awoke from a major chest operation. Doctors had removed one of his lungs in a procedure...

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In 1951, a 14-year-old Australian boy named James Harrison awoke from a major chest operation. Doctors had removed one of his lungs in a procedure that had taken several hours – and would keep him hospitalized for three months. But Harrison was alive, thanks in large part to a vast quantity of transfused blood he...

Man who helped save more than 2 million babies gives final blood donation

James Harrison has donated blood for 60 years, but unlike most donors, his blood contains a precious antibody that is used to make a lifesaving...

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James Harrison has donated blood for 60 years, but unlike most donors, his blood contains a precious antibody that is used to make a lifesaving medication called Anti-D. The medicine is given to mothers whose blood is at risk of attacking their unborn babies. The 81-year-old, affectionately called the “man with the golden arm,” has...

Salmonella sickens nearly three dozen people following recall of more than 200 million eggs

A salmonella outbreak that led to a recall of nearly 207 million eggs has now sickened nearly three dozen people in states along the East Coast....

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A salmonella outbreak that led to a recall of nearly 207 million eggs has now sickened nearly three dozen people in states along the East Coast. Thirty-five people — up by 12 over the past few weeks — have been sickened by Salmonella braenderup, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this week. The outbreak, which has been...

Weighing in on the carbs

Like many children, Andrew Hightower, 13, likes pizza, sandwiches and dessert. But Andrew has Type 1 diabetes, and six years ago, in order to control...

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Like many children, Andrew Hightower, 13, likes pizza, sandwiches and dessert. But Andrew has Type 1 diabetes, and six years ago, in order to control his blood sugar levels, his parents put him on a low-carbohydrate, high-protein diet. His mother makes him recipes with diabetic-friendly ingredients that won’t spike his blood sugar, like pizza with...

Huge medical breakthrough in Texas stuns scientists

An Army surgeon has managed to grow a human ear on the arm of a soldier and then attach it to the person’s head. US...

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An Army surgeon has managed to grow a human ear on the arm of a soldier and then attach it to the person’s head. US Army private Shamika Burrage lost her ear in a major car crash a couple years ago, but some incredible work by Army plastic surgeons means the 21-year-old will get her...

Woman dies from flesh-eating bacteria after Florida trip

An Indianapolis woman died after her family said she contracted a flesh-eating bacteria during a Florida vacation. Carol Martin, 50, died after 16 days in...

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An Indianapolis woman died after her family said she contracted a flesh-eating bacteria during a Florida vacation. Carol Martin, 50, died after 16 days in the hospital following a vacation to the Tampa Bay area. Family members told WFLA Martin spent time in the hot tub at the hotel and later, when she arrived home,...

Salmonella Outbreak, Eggs, And Rose Acre Farms: What You Need To Know

The CDC and FDA has issued advisories about a salmonella outbreak and eggs. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images) This is totally not eggcellent. Eggs from...

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The CDC and FDA has issued advisories about a salmonella outbreak and eggs. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images) This is totally not eggcellent. Eggs from Rose Acre Farms’ Hyde County farm seem to be the culprit for a Salmonella outbreak that has now affected people in at least 9 states. On May 10, the Centers...

Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Egg Recall Sickens 12 More

More illnesses have been reported in connection to a salmonella outbreak that led to the recall of more than 206 million eggs last month. Twelve...

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More illnesses have been reported in connection to a salmonella outbreak that led to the recall of more than 206 million eggs last month. Twelve more people have been reported sick since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first issued an advisory about the outbreak in April, the organization announced Thursday. Thirty-five people...

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