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On June 15, 2016 a demonstration using fire went horribly wrong resulting in two children being severely burned at a summer camp near Tallahassee, Florida. One of the burn victims, Navaeh Carpenter a 10 year old girl, sustained third-degree burns over 70 percent of her body. 1,124 more words

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Where Free Surgery is Just the First Step

Yesterday was my first official morning at Kirtipur Hospital.  It started with an 8am roll call with Dr Rai and his team of surgeons in the Burn/Plastic Surgery Unit, which included practice runs of two presentations that the team were working on.   813 more words


Three flown to burn center after family caught in trailer fire in Sevier County

SEVIER COUNTY, Utah — A Clinton family is being treated for burn injuries after a trailer fire in Sevier County early Sunday morning, and three of the five family members were flown to the University of Utah burn center. 217 more words


Three of a Kind (or, Who Is the Crimson Fury?)

Last time I presented one of my original fiction story ideas, it was about three adult siblings who gained amazing powers. So, this is (almost) deja vu :) , except that, besides the “three adult siblings” protagonists, everything else about this idea is very different. 1,164 more words

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Shreveport Oil Refinery Sued by Texas Trucker who Survived being Covered in Molten Asphalt

Darrell Allen was working at an oil refinery operated by Calumet Specialty Products Partners in Shreveport, Louisiana when he was covered and surrounded by liquid asphalt, causing him to suffer third-degree burns over 90 percent of his body. 142 more words


Calgarians change lives on Africa Mercy, one of world's largest floating hospitals

TAMATAVE, Madagascar – Wrapped in bandages, with their limbs stretched out straight in splints, a troop of children run up and down the halls of a hospital as best they can. 255 more words


Stem cells provide promising skin in the game for treating burn victims

For severe burn victims and others in need of skin transplants, current treatments using artificial skin grafts made from sheets of lab-grown skin cells aren’t ideal because they lack the complex structures needed to fully restore many of the skin’s critical functions. 595 more words

Stem Cell Research