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October 2016

Newer Homes Pose Increased Fire Risks

By | Burn Injuries

According to the Red Cross, house fires are the single largest disaster threat for Americans across the country. House fires are responsible for more than $7 billion of property damage annually. Even more alarming, there are approximately seven fatalities and 36 injuries every day as a direct result of house fires. Compounding…

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Tanning Beds and The Risk of Radiation Burns

By | Burn Injuries

Tanning Beds: The Risk of Radiation Burns According to a recent study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over the last ten years, over 3000 indoor tanning bed related injuries required hospital treatment each year. These injuries occurred most frequently in women and were particularly high…

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