We're All Gonna Die: The Infectious Pandemics of Summer 2012

Dude! What a shitty garbage year this has been. I mean, pretty much every year in the history of years has been a shitty garbage year — "happiness" is really just a euphemism for "successful garbage mitigation" — but 2012 has been particularly gross in a lot of ways. Half the country thinks rape is hilarious.… » 8/28/12 5:00pm 8/28/12 5:00pm

Aimee Copeland Spurns Pain Meds in Struggle Against Flesh-Eating…

The heartbreaking saga of Aimee Copeland's struggle with a relentless case of necrotizing fasciitis that has already claimed her right foot, left leg, and both hands continued Friday with news that the beleaguered young woman is refusing pain meds because of personal convictions. This comes on the heels of a Tuesday… » 6/17/12 5:30pm 6/17/12 5:30pm

Aimee Copeland, Victim of Flesh-Eating Bacteria, Is Finally Able to…

There's some good news in the case of Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old woman in Georgia who came down with a horrifying case of necrotizing fasciitis (NF) that started after a flesh-eating bacteria called Aeromonas hydrophila infected a gash in her leg. She first cut her leg on May 1st, and several days later she was… » 5/28/12 8:45pm 5/28/12 8:45pm

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Attacks a Mother of Newborn Twins in South…

We've all been captivated by the story of 24-year-old Aimee Copeland, who has been battling her way back to health after an insanely terrifying flesh-eating bacteria almost killed her and caused her to lose leg. Well, it appears flesh-eating bacteria is fast on its way to becoming a horrifying trend, because there's… » 5/17/12 9:45pm 5/17/12 9:45pm