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Reality TV Tragedies: The Saddest and Most Shocking Deaths

Jeff Conaway, Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew - Three years after seeking treatment on VH1's Celebrity Rehab in 2008 -- for addictions to cocaine, painkillers, and alcohol -- the Grease actor was hospitalized for what was initially believed to be a prescription drug overdose. It was later revealed that the cause of his May 27 death was pneumonia and sepsis, a dangerous blood infection. He was 60 years old.

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Sepsis is a huge healthcare problem world-wide with millions of people diagnosed every year. Sepsis and septic shock have a mortality rate of one in every four people and often can cause permanent disability in its survivors (Dellinger et al. 2013). The vastness of this number means the cost of sepsis is not only great in regards to mortality, but also on an economic and social scale. What Is Sepsis? Recently there has been updates regarding the definition of sepsis and septic shock which…

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What is sepsis? When you get an infection, your body tries to fight it with your immune system. Sepsis occurs when your immune system goes out of control and attacks the organs in your body causing them to shut down.

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Sepsis is a huge healthcare problem world-wide with millions of people diagnosed every year. Sepsis and septic shock have a mortality rate of one in every four people and often can cause permanent disability in its survivors (Dellinger et al. 2013). The vastness of this number means the cost of sepsis is not only great in regards to mortality, but also on an economic and social scale. What Is Sepsis? Recently there has been updates regarding the definition of sepsis and septic shock which…

Sepsis is a life-threatening illness. How your body responds to a bacterial infection is what usually causes Sepsis. What happens is your body’s immune system kicks into overdrive, and this overwhelms normal processes in your blood.

September is Sepsis Awareness Month - To survive sepsis—the 11th leading cause of death in this country—you need to catch it early. But many patients don't even know what it is.

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A Leading Cause of Death You Don't Even Know About

"A Leading Cause of Death You Don't Even Know About" by Harriet Brown for Oprah Magazine. To survive sepsis—the 11th leading cause of death in this country—you need to catch it early. But many patients don't even know what it is.

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