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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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February Novena App, Health: Saint Agatha, Patron of Breast Cancer

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Feast Day: February 5

Patron of: Breast Cancer

Quote: “Do not offend Agatha’s nation, because she will avenge all insults”. – Inscription on the façade of the Cathedral of St. 678 more words

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Writer's Cafe or a Victim's Retreat?

BY: TANNU JAIN

Chennai: The reading culture in Chennai never ceases to surprise me. As I set out to report on a café that worked in collaboration with the International Foundation for Prevention of Crimes and Care for Victims (PCVC), I expected a quaint little café with woodwork and expensive baked food. 477 more words

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BEYOND THE BURNS

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

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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

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