Associated Press account of Aimee Copleand's status as of May 21. She had been taken off of a respirator, but would almost certainly lose her hands and her other foot.
Outdoor Play Is Overrated
A mom hates the outdoors and prefers indoor activities, many of them sedentary, both for herself and her children. She says she's not unhealthy. What about the kids?
Expert: Bacteria contracted by Copeland not the one to worry...
The flesh-eating bacteria affecting Aimee Copeland might not be the one you should worry about in Georgia's water.
No Tears as Ga. Woman Sees Bacteria-Ravaged Hands
Aimee Copeland shed no tears at sight of "mummified fingers"; family says in ABC News report on webpage that also contains Associated Press report on the young woman's condition.
The Danger of Sitting Still
Wall Street Journal looks at recent research results showing that sitting is a health hazard and looks at ways to mitigate the danger.
Woman Injects 'Bath Salts,' Loses Arm To Flesh-Eating Bacteria : NPR
NPR.com column Shots covers story of a woman who injected an illegal drug to get a party high, only to be attacked by flesh-eating bacteria. Her right arm and shoulder were amputated to save her life. It's the first case of serious infection reported from this increasingly popular stimulant.
New case of flesh-eating bacteria reported in S.C. mom
Lana Kuykendall is suffering from necrotizing faciitis, probably caused by a strep bacteria, possibly contracted when giving birth to twins. This is another case illustrating that the way Aimee Copeland got the disease is neither the only, or a typical way of contracting it.
Flesh-eating bacteria cases occur about 750 times a year, but Georgia woman's especially rare
Washington Post article explains why Aimee Copeland case is so far out of the ordinary.
Sometimes you should give antibiotics a rest
California dermatologist discusses an antibiotic staphylococcus strain that can cause flesh-eating disease and looks in particular at the role livestock ranchers, eager to grow bigger animals faster, have played in breeding such dangerous microorganisms as a side-effect of their questionable...