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sepsis

Sepsis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, And Me

Jennifer Hohman thought she was bitten by a flea. It was a tick. Next thing she knew, she was fighting for her life.

The Rusty Nail That Almost Killed Me

Three years ago, Michael Porter went into a coma and almost died. Now with one less arm, he wants to educate the public about the dangers of sepsis.

How I Cured My Fear of Doctors

My great-grandfather's death inspired a fear of doctors that became a recurring family curse... one that I was determined to break.