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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

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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

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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. 493 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


Know How to Make Family Campouts Fun and Injury-Free

It’s spring in Texas and you know what that means: Don’t blink or you’ll miss the fleeting window of weather that’s not too hot, not too cold, but just right for all kinds of outdoor family activities. 800 more words

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First Aid for Burns: 5 Things You Should Never Do

If you’ve ever felt the sting of a hot curling iron or a sizzling barbecue grill, you know how much these relatively minor burns hurt. You probably ran cold water on the singed area or applied some ice—we’ll tell you why that’s not a good idea—and went about your merry way. 694 more words

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