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Sepsis

Sean and his mother Patricia Hatzfeld. (Credit CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Fast Acting Hospital Saves 8-Year-Old From Sepsis

Sepsis, once known as blood poisoning, is an infection that spreads through the body and lead to massive inflammation, organ failure, and death, sometimes within hours.

09/30/2013

Nicole Graham, 16, spent her junior year of high school battling Leukemia. (Credit CBS 2)

From Intensive Care To The Prom, Teen Faced Death Several Times During Battle With Leukemia

At the beginning of the school year Nicole was diagnosed with leukemia and suffered several near fatal medical setbacks including a run in with sepsis, two strokes, organ failure, and paralysis.

04/27/2013