A child reaches for a pan on a stovetop.
February 6, 2023

More than 3 in 10 injuries admitted to U.S. burn centers are a result of scald burns from hot water or other liquids, or steam.

boy in swimming pool
August 8, 2019

Recovering from a burn injury isn't just physical. Your emotional health needs healing, too.

August 2, 2018

Actions of unthinking perpetrators land people in hospitals, with significant injuries.

July 23, 2018

A woman's attempt to treat athlete's foot by rubbing it with raw garlic was badly misinformed.  The garlic created a serious contact burn with her foot, according to the BMJ (British Medical Journal). 

picture of UW Medicine burn center lead Dr. Nicole Gibran
December 27, 2017

The most common burn injuries over the holidays stem from cooking accidents, said Dr. Nicole Gibran of the UW Medicine Regional Burn Center at Harborview.

August 31, 2017

Virtual reality (VR) is emerging as a therapy in a variety of medical fields, and is now being used to control pain. SnowWorld, a VR game, was developed by UW Medicine Drs.

The young man's teeth were blown out when his electronic cigarette exploded. His injuries were so severe that he was admitted to the UW Medicine Regional Burn Center at Harborview -- one of 15 such cases between October 2015 and June 2016. 

Daniel Lyon Jr., 25, a firefighter injured in the Twisp River Fire, spoke to the media Nov. 18 upon his discharge from Harborview Medical Center. He was joined by his parents, Daniel Sr. and Barbara, and by Dr.

An Airlift Northwest team of emergency-medicine specialists dropped in to talk with children at Camp Eyabsut, a summer camp for burn survivors in North Bend, Wash.

In a one-hour window at Harborview Medical Center, Maria Paulsen moves between gurneys of five people with apparently serious wounds – from a motorcycle crash, a car crash, a gunshot, a stabbing and a burn.


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