Staph Infection

High school wrestler Anthony Lucia, 15, was hospitalized for six days with MRSA in December 2014. His family is now suing the Rocky Point Union Free School District. (Credit: CBS2)

Lawsuit: Wrestling Mats To Blame For Rocky Point Student’s MRSA Infection

The family of a high school wrestler in Suffolk County has sued his school district for $12 million, claiming negligence caused the 15-year-old to contract a dangerous MRSA infection.


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Valerie Fund Helps Children With Leukemia In Morristown

They are saving lies, but what children leave remembering of their experiences is remarkable.


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Hauppauge H.S. Wrestler Battles Life-Threatening MRSA

One of Hauppauge High School’s elite wrestlers, 16-year-old Nicholas Mauriello, was fighting for his life in a Suffolk County hospital room Tuesday, battling two bacterial infections.