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Spotting Sepsis: The Medical Emergency You’ve Never Heard Of

Jonathan Black with his 3D-printed skulls on his desk
Jonathan Black, MD, uses 3D-printed models of skulls to prepare for surgery and teach interns.

Each year, almost 260,000 lives are lost to sepsis. Only heart disease and cancer cause more deaths in the U.S. Learn who’s most at risk and how to spot this serious, but little known, illness.

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