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Bethesda teen survives flesh-eating bacteria

A local teen is lucky to be alive after a battle with flesh-eating bacteria, and now a special bracelet has been designed in her name.

Friday - 10/19/2012, 04:55am EDT

Tags: childrens hospital, michelle basch, Alexis Hanford, Charm Georgetown

Keeping safe from flesh-eating bacteria

The story of the young Georgia women who lost parts of four limbs to flesh-eating bacteria has made headlines around the world and has led to increased concern about this mysterious and dangerous condition.

Monday - 07/16/2012, 05:58am EDT

Tags: National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation, Chesapeake Bay, necrotizing fasciitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, paula wolfson,