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WDBJ7 Multimedia JournalistThe Roanoke City Fire EMS Department transported 3 patients to Carilion Roanoke Memorial for burns within a matter of 3 days. All 3 of these patients were taken to the UVA Medical Center Burn Unit. They were all 3 very different burns: - One burn...
In the past three days, Roanoke Fire-EMS says it has taken three people to the hospital for burns and scalds. Here are some tips on how to keep you and your family safe from burn injuries: - Never leave children alone around open flames, stoves...
Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year. On average, excessive heat claims more lives each year than floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes combined. Heat disorders...
Tags: Natural Disasters, Salt, Heat Stroke, Hyperthermia
Multimedia JournalistHere are the names of two chemicals you may want to remember: Oxybenzone and Retinyl Palmitate. WDBJ 7 first reported on them two weeks ago, after a research group said sunscreens containing them may be dangerous to your health. ...
Weekend Anchor/ReporterHold on, your sunscreen may not be as safe as you think. We're told to lather up before heading outdoors into the bright sun. It's really important to use sunscreen, but you'll want to check the labels carefully. The type of sunscreen you choose, the...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal regulators will require sunscreen manufacturers to test their products' effectiveness against sun rays that pose the greatest risk of skin cancer. Under new rules being announced Tuesday, they also will have to follow stricter...
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