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May 2017

Sunscreens Causing Sunburns

By | Burn Injuries

A three-year-old in Virginia has suffered second-degree burns when his sunscreen failed to protect him during a trip to the beach. Jennifer Sayers, the mother of three-year-old Liam, applied Banana Boat SPF 50+ kids spray sunscreen to Liam multiple times throughout their 5-hour visit to the beach, and Liam seemed…

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Know Your Smoke Detector!

By | Burn Safety

According to the U.S. Fire Administration, there were 1,240,000 home fires in 2013 that resulted in 15,925 injuries, 3,240 deaths, and over $11.5 billion in property damage. The deadliest part of home fires is not the fires themselves, but the smoke. Smoke detectors are an easy solution that can keep…

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