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Are Your Aching Legs Telling You Something?

Oct 2, 2013

When you are over 50, it’s easy to dismiss a pain in your leg as just another sign of aging. But that pain could be a warning of a serious blockage in the arteries called peripheral vascular disease (PVD). “PVD is very common,” says Robert Solyom...

Tagged: pvd, vascular disease, wound care, leg pain

The Facts about Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Sep 24, 2012

Ever since news of Aimee Copeland, the Ga. woman who contracted flesh-eating bacteria after a zip lining accident, hit the air waves, news story after news story has popped up about additional cases, creating a flurry of fear and some misinformati...

Tagged: flesheating, cdc, wound care