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Healthy Living: Healing Wounds Before They Kill

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What can start out as a small wound after surgery can lead to infections and even death. 

Every year about 500,000 patients in the U.S. develop surgical site infections.

More than 10,000 people die.  

In today's Healthy Living, a new simple treatment for wounds can help heal them before they have a chance to kill.