​First-Aid: How To Treat Fireworks Related Burns And Injuries

Did you know July 4 is the busiest day of the year for firefighters and emergency rooms? Here's how to treat fireworks-related injuries. Everyone should read this by Friday. » 7/04/14 9:01pm 7/04/14 9:01pm

How cauterizing a wound works and why you should never try it

We've seen countless action movies in which daring heroes get their gaping wounds sealed with white hot metal, but we rarely get a peek at what happens after the fact. This video from The Medicine Journal explains how it really works. » 3/10/14 4:01pm 3/10/14 4:01pm

Dissolvable Breath Strips Promise Instant Relief From Food Burns

Thanks to researchers at the University of Texas at Austin, you may never have to gingerly sip a hot cup of coffee again to avoid burns. Because they've developed a dissolvable strip that numbs the pain of a bad burn in your mouth, instead of freshening your breath. » 10/18/12 11:33am 10/18/12 11:33am

Lounge Fire Fireplace Looks Like a Bench—What Could Go Wrong?

Woe to the guest who mistakes your Lounge Fire fireplace for a comfy bench, for hidden in the middle is a flame producing jet. Who green-lit this pyro project, Mr. Magoo? » 2/15/09 7:00pm 2/15/09 7:00pm