Gauze & Adhesive Tapes

Basics on How to Treat a Burn

When it comes to treating a burn, what you do will depend on how serious of a burn you have suffered. Most minor burns — they are called either first-degree or superficial burns — will heal on their own.


UNH police respond to a dormitory where three students suffered burns Saturday.

UNH: Corrosion Cause Of Hot Water Pipe Failure That Injured Three Students

A hot water pipe failure outside a University of New Hampshire dormitory that injured three students Saturday afternoon was the result of erosion to the pipe that took place over an undetermined amount of time, UNH reported Sunday.


UNH police respond to a dormitory where three students suffered burns Saturday.

Three UNH Students Suffer Burns From Steam Pipe Burst In Dorm

The University of New Hampshire says three students were hurt and a residence hall was evacuated Saturday because of a burst hot water pipe.


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13-Year-Old, Father Burned In Explosion In Lawrence

A 13-year-old and his father are in the hospital being treated for burns after an explosion in Lawrence.


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Man Critically Burned Trying To Steal Copper?

A man who checked himself into Boston Medical Center over the weekend might have burned himself trying to steal copper.


Joseph Peterson of Wareham was taken by medical helicopter to Brigham and Women's Hospital to be treated for burns and smoke inhalation. (credit: David G. Curran/SatelliteNewsService.com)

Wareham Man Hospitalized After House Fire

A Wareham man was taken to the hospital Saturday morning with burns from a fire at his home.