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Indiana girl, 12, contracts flesh-eating bacteria during trip to Florida beach, mom says

An Indiana mother has shared photos of her 12-year-old daughter’s frightening encounter with flesh-eating bacteria following the family’s trip to Florida earlier this month. Michelle Brown said her family had arrived in Destin amid a couple of days of stormy weather on June 7. They eventually visited Pompano Beach on June 9, but Brown said they… Read More »

More young people, especially girls, are attempting suicide by poisoning, study says

Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and the Central Ohio Poison Center recorded the number of phone calls made to US poison centers between 2000 and 2018 for self-poisoning of children and young adults ages 10 to 24 that were believed to be suicide attempts. Over the 19-year study period, there were 1.6… Read More »