Burn Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/2/2008
Health Tip: Protect Your Child From Burns

In the bath and around the house

4/7/2008
Gator Blood May Be New Source of Antibiotics

Early research shows proteins from the reptiles can fight off 'superbugs'

3/20/2008
Medical Adhesive Helps Burn Patients

Artiss approved to attach skin grafts

3/19/2008
Women at Higher Risk of Abnormal Burn Scars

Younger patients also more prone, new study finds

2/22/2008
Health Tip: Don't Get Burned by Hot Water

Some precautions to consider for kids

1/2/2008
10/17/2007
Health Tip: Minimize Scarring After a Burn

Steps to help your child heal

10/8/2007
Health Tip: Classifying Burns

What the three degrees mean

7/3/2007
When It Comes to Fireworks, Leave the Shows to the Pros

An estimated 10,800 injuries were treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms in 2005

5/31/2007
More Americans Suffering Sunburns

Too much sun greatly increases skin cancer risk, experts say

4/16/2007
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Sunburn

The young and fair-skinned are at greater risk

4/4/2007
Health Tip: Prevent Burns From a Heating Pad

Don't use on the same injury for more than 20 minutes

1/9/2007
Genetically Altered Cells Show Promise for Burn Patients

Cultured skin graft therapy may prove to be alternative infection-control method, study says

12/28/2006
Virtual Reality Soothes Young Burn Patients

High-tech game designed to distract kids during daily, painful treatments

11/6/2006
Health Tip: Fireplace Safety

Suggestions to prevent home fires

7/3/2006
When Fireworks Injure, It's Kids Who Pay the Price

Approximately 85,800 children were hurt between 1990 and 2003, study finds

7/2/2006
Think Safety First on the Fourth

Fireworks injuries are an unwanted part of Independence Day celebrations

4/25/2006
Health Tip: Treating a Burn

Keep the area clean and protected

2/6/2006
Health Tip: Prevent Bath Water Burns

How to keep your child safe

8/17/2005
Fetal Skin Grafts Speed Burn Healing

One sample can create millions of grafts, a new study says

7/4/2005
Health Tip: Prevent Bath Water Burns

How to keep your child safe

7/2/2005
This Holiday Weekend, Leave Fireworks to the Pros

Thousands of Americans are injured each year by backyard firecrackers, sparklers

5/9/2005
Health Tip: Practice Safe Grilling

Whether gas or charcoal, safety comes first

3/23/2005
Health Tip: Preventing Burns in the Home

... From the yard to the car

3/3/2005
Virtual Reality Lets Children Escape Pain

Taking a break from reality eases burn treatment, study finds

1/23/2005
Cooking Fires Leading Cause of Home Blazes

They're responsible for hundreds of deaths, millions in damage

10/21/2004
Health Tip: Handling Burns

What to do in an emergency

9/2/2004
Stem Cells Found in Hair Follicles

Researchers say they could be used to treat burn wounds, skin injuries

8/18/2004
Health Tip: Avoiding Hot Water Burns

Some precautions to consider for kids

4/1/2004
New Burn Treatment Shows Dramatic Results

Bacterial cellulose retains water and promotes 'moist' healing

12/13/2003
Keep That Holiday Glow Under Control

Fire safety tips for the season

11/20/2003
Safety in Close Quarters

Know where the exits are

10/23/2003
Bath Water Burns

Steps to prevent them

8/31/2003
Soothing Bad Burns

Here's how to treat that nasty scalding you get while cooking in the kitchen

7/31/2003
Barbeque Burns

They require immediate attention

7/12/2003
First Aid Rescues Summer Fun

From burns to bites, know the treatment that's right

6/15/2003
Lightning Doesn't Call "Fore!"

Golfers in the open at high risk of being struck

5/30/2003
Treating Minor Burns at Home

Mayo Clinic offers advice on extinguishing pain

5/30/2003
Vinegar Good Medicine for Some Burns

Minimizes alkaline burn injuries caused by household cleaners and solvents

4/25/2003
Rejected Burn Therapy Passes Acid Test

Study challenges notion that vinegar makes alkaline burns worse

12/5/2002
What to Do for Thermal Burns

Immediate first aid is required

10/28/2002
Microwave Alert

Keep clear water out of your microwave

6/10/2002
Synthetic Material Can Repair Burn Scar Damage

Integra system uses two layers to allow tissue to regenerate

10/24/2001
Hypertension Drug Helps Burn Patients Recover

Stops adrenaline, aids rebuilding of muscle mass

10/13/2001
Cool Tip for Burns

Plain tap water is the best treatment

8/30/2001
Shock Treatment

Helping victims of electric shocks

7/18/2001
Artificial Skin Closer to FDA OK

Panel backs product to help burn victims

7/6/2001
The Burn Quiz

If you sear your hand, do you apply heat or cold to soothe it?

5/18/2001
Hot Tips

Be careful, and you won't get burned