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burns

Build a safer summer campfire

As the warm season sets in, learn how to keep your family safe from outdoor burn hazards.

‘There are no safe fireworks’

Burn center experts worry summer festivities may lead to an increase in backyard bonfire and explosion injuries.

Patient Story

Standing strong

After childhood burn injuries led to leg amputations, Miranda Wise learned to move around on her knees. Now she's walking.

Patient Story

‘I was very fortunate’

After suffering severe burns from a stove fire, 31-year-old Joseph Foster is on the road to recovery—and eager to get back his favorite activities.

Patient Story

In the arms of angels

When a gas explosion at her island cabin left Lisa Sears with severe burns and broken bones, a team of specialists and her faith guided her recovery.

10 things to know before lightning strikes

Here's your primer to keep it from happening to you.

Got kids? Make it a safe summer

Pediatric specialists share their Top 10 tips for injury prevention and food safety.

Pool prepping? Get the right mix

Half of all chemical injuries from swimming pool treatments happen at home—and a third of them involve teenagers.

Kid study: Hot soup causes 2 in 10 scald burns

Microwavable instant soup is the biggest culprit, each year injuring thousands of kids in the 4-12 age range.

Keep your kids cozy by the fireside

All types of fireplaces—wood, gas and electric—are potential safety hazards. Navigate the danger with these 13 tips.

Patient Story

104-year-old schools us in scalding danger

Learn what to do if you or a loved one suffers a severe burn.

Killer sun! New dumb-but-deadly trend

Experts warn against the dangers of the increasingly popular practice of sunburn 'art.'