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burns

‘There are no safe fireworks’

Burn center experts worry the cancellation of professional fireworks events may lead to an increase in backyard bonfire and explosion injuries.

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.

10 things to know before lightning strikes

You're more likely to get struck by lightning in Michigan than in 48 other states. Here's your primer to keep it from happening to you.

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.'

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