'Burns are not only related to fire' - The top 10 ways to prevent burns in children according to ChildSafe

2019-08-20 09:53

'Scalding from boiling or very hot liquids occur more frequently than fire-related burns but these injuries can be averted with extra vigilance and monitoring from parents.'

Brave man suffers severe burns after trying to save dad

2018-03-09 15:10

A man was engulfed in a blaze after running back into his burning home to try to save his father.

World first: Skin from twin saves man with 95% burns

2017-11-30 18:55

A man on the verge of death was rescued by his twin brother in a breakthrough skin transplant.

Don't become a burn victim this winter

2015-05-20 15:51

South Africans stand a higher chance of dying of burn injuries compared to the global average and are being urged to be vigilant, especially with winter approaching.

13 danger zones in your life

2014-03-05 11:33

Danger could be lurking while you're in these places, or doing these things. Watch out and be alert so you don't get hurt.

Sunscreen may be a fire hazard

2013-07-22 11:20

Certain sunscreen sprays worn close to an open flame may catch alight, the US Food and Drug Administration warns.

 

Preschooler left with second-degree burns after playing on scalding hot slide

2018-07-06 15:54

Mom urges municipalities to cover play parks with shading nets after her daughter's skin got burned on a plastic slide. [Warning: picture could upset sensitive viewers.]

Bus accident survivor who suffered third-degree burns poses in underwear to embrace her scars

2018-01-18 15:26

“The photoshoot was last month and it was up to me how much or how little I showed."

Watch: Makeup artist who was severely burned at 9, now lives her dream

2016-05-09 14:15

This video proves that children who are burn victims can come out on top.

How to keep kids safe around a fire

2014-04-14 11:46

A safety circle of at least 10 feet, a gate or other type of barrier should be placed around campfires to prevent people from getting injured in case of falls.

Bioengineered skin might be a reality someday

2014-01-30 15:15

People who need skin grafts because of burns or other injuries might someday get lab-grown, bioengineered skin that works much like real human skin.

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