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Glass Fireplaces: Even More Dangerous Than You Thought

Jan 29, 2014

There’s nothing better than gathering around a warm fireplace with the family when the weather gets a little chilly outside. But it can actually be quite dangerous, and maybe in ways you haven’t considered. Nurse manager at the University of Utah Health Care Burn Center Brad Wiggins talks about ...

Do I Have Hypothermia, or Am I Just Really Cold?

Jan 19, 2015

Hypothermia is when your body temperature gets too low. But you might be surprised to find out it doesn’t really need to be all that cold to get hypothermia. Dr. Troy Madsen talks about the conditions required for hypothermia to happen, discuses the signs and symptoms, when it becomes life ...

The Dangers of Frostbite

Jan 2, 2015

Whether you work outside, are an outdoor enthusiast or simply shoveling your walk, when it gets this cold, frostnip and frostbite are real dangers. Because one of the symptoms of frostbite is numbness, you might not even know you have it until it’s too late, which makes it especially dangerous for...

University of Utah Burn Center

Sep 24, 2013

Dr. Stephen Morris, at the University of Utah Burn Center, talks about why burns might be considered the worst injury you could get. He also talks about the brand new burn center at the U of U hospital....

Burns 101

Sep 24, 2013

Which burns can be treated at home, and which requires a professional's attention? Burn specialist Dr. Stephen Morris distinguishes between the different types of burns and discusses burn prevention....