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Brazilian doctors use fish skin to treat burn victims

ORTALEZA, Brazil—Researchers in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for severe burns using the skin of tilapia fish, an unorthodox procedure they say can ease the pain of victims and cut… 486 more words

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Trauma Centers: Things You Need But Didn’t Know You Needed

Think about some things you didn’t know you needed … or hoped you’d never need … until you do. A fire extinguisher. A clone of your toddler’s stuffed animal; the one that you lost on vacation and she can’t sleep without. 672 more words

How to be Fire-Safe and What to Do if You Get Burned

Every February, elementary-age school children across North Texas participate in National Burn Awareness Week, during which they learn about different types of burns and their causes and prevention. 910 more words

How to Play with Fire and Not Cook Your Goose on Turkey Day

We know why you guys like the fall holiday season. Besides feasting and football, there are legitimate reasons to play with fire and knives. Fair enough. 731 more words

True burn story - this will have you hooked!

Despite being married to a Doctor, medicines have always been a last resort for me. I will try anything before going to my GP. So it will be no surprise that I have a healthy stash of essential oils. 606 more words

MTU prof's research on burn repair more than skin deep

HOUGHTON — Full thickness skin grafts are the gold standard for treating burn wounds. But most skin grafts for severe burns require a donor, and for large or complicated injury sites, a full thickness skin graft is hard to come by. 535 more words

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