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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

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Two Adults Suffer Severe Burns In Hays Manor Fire

MCKEES ROCKS (KDKA) — Two adults were severely burned in a fire at Hays Manor in McKees Rocks Saturday morning.

According to McKees Rocks fire chief Nick Radoycis, firefighters were sent to the housing complex on Locust Street around 8:24 a.m. 121 more words



By Joseph Muturi

In many severe burn victims, there is little or no remaining intact skin. Research in the early 1970s by Dr John F Burke,then a doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital,came up with the idea of using perfectly good skin  to replace the burnt area which was removed. 151 more words


Man Candy Monday | Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul Donates to Burn Center

It was the July 4th story that launched a thousand memes–Giants player Jason Pierre-Paul blew off pieces of his right hand playing with fireworks. Ouch! If this isn’t a cautionary tale, kiddies, I don’t know what is. 186 more words