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3 Sepsis Heroes Share What They Have Been Up To

December 6, 2022

  Do you ever wonder what award winners do once the ceremony is over? When it comes to Sepsis Heroes, it seems the award encouraged them to do even more. …

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6 Simple Things You Can Do to Help People With Disabilities

December 3, 2022

On this International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3, Sepsis Alliance honors sepsis survivors who have long-lasting disabilities that affect how they function every day. “Life can change in …

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Why Won’t My Doctor Give Me Antibiotics?

November 18, 2022

“Doctor, I’ve been feeling really sick with a horrible cold for the past few days. I need some antibiotics.” Have you or someone you know ever said that? And has …

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Sepsis Alliance Survey Reveals Antimicrobial Resistance and Antibiotic Resistance Considered “Major Problem” to Healthcare Professionals

Findings on Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness and Strategies Among Infectious Disease Physicians and Pharmacists.    Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is a World Health Organization (WHO) top-10 global public health threat facing humanity, …

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Why Our Charity Ratings Matter

November 8, 2022

As we approach GivingTuesday and the end of the year, a time of generous financial giving in the United States, Sepsis Alliance would like to share some information about charity …

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Are Bladder Infections and UTIs the Same Thing?

November 2, 2022

Bladder infections are among the most common causes of sepsis. So what can you do to protect yourself from a bladder infection, the most common type of urinary tract infection …

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Faces of Flu

October 31, 2022

Excerpts from Faces of Sepsis™  It is flu season in the U.S. – are you prepared?   Influenza, the flu, is a common viral infection that spreads very easily. Any kind …

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What Does the Flu Shot Actually Do? (And Why You Should Get It)

October 28, 2022

Every year we hear and see news reports about the influenza vaccine. They talk about how important it is to get the vaccine, how well the flu vaccine matches the …

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Sepsis from Both Sides: Meet the Sepsis Survivors Who Became Care Providers

October 20, 2022

“It’s a full-circle thing,” said Hillary Spangler, MD, a North Carolina-based internal medicine doctor currently doing a fellowship in geriatrics. “When I went to UNC [University of North Carolina Medical …

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Marking Infection Prevention Week: Being Proactive Instead of Reactive

October 17, 2022

We only have to go back to the early-to-mid 1900s to see what life was like when we had no antibiotics or other antimicrobials. Now, infection prevention – and ultimately …

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Dental Hygienists Discuss Importance of Oral Health

October 5, 2022

Good oral health is essential for good overall well-being. Diseases in your mouth can lead to other health problems, and an oral or dental infection can cause sepsis. But, according …

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Sepsis Awareness Month Proclamations Secured in 38 States – The Most of Any Year to Date

September 30, 2022

This September, advocates all across the U.S. renewed their efforts to get Sepsis Awareness Month proclamations made in every state – and the results were incredible: 38 state proclamations were …

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Changing the Sepsis Data Landscape: “Lulu’s Law” Introduced in Congress

September 20, 2022

Ana Lucía “Lulu” Haynes was a healthy child from Montclair, New Jersey, who was known to her family and friends for her sweet, spunky, and bright personality. She attended preschool …

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“The National Sepsis Data Trust, Research, Outcomes, and Innovation Act” Introduced in the U.S. Senate

September 13, 2022

Today, a bill with big potential implications for sepsis care in the United States has been introduced in the U.S. Senate. The National Sepsis Data Trust, Research, Outcomes, and Innovation …

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Disparities in Sepsis Awareness Highlighted in 2022 Survey

Significant differences in gender, race, ethnicity, and education status still exist in sepsis awareness and knowledge. This World Sepsis Day, Sepsis Alliance would like to share the results of the …

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Kim Steele: 2022 Erin Kay Flatley Spirit Award Winner!

August 31, 2022

Kim Steele, a sepsis survivor and quadruple amputee in Monticello, Georgia, had never heard of sepsis before it changed her life in 2016. Now, she spends her days raising sepsis …

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