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Lesson Learned

After over 9 years of my husband being a 3rd deg 50 percent burn survivor, life went on and the worst was behind us, or so we thought. 11 months ago he got splinters in 2 fingers. Because he was treated 2 hours away at Bridgeport Burn Unit, he opted to go to a GP to have the splinters removed. Although his entire hand was grafted, who would think for a minute you would need a burn surgeon for something so minor. When the fingers began to get worse, we made the trip to the burn surgeon who… Continue

Added by Diana Couture on September 8, 2012 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Dr. Bohdan Pomahac made Boston a face-transplant leader

With drive, diplomacy, and heart, Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, a young and unproven surgeon, made Boston a face-transplant leader. CLICK BELOW LINK FOR FULL ARTICLE:

Surgeon’s drive behind push for face transplants -…

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Added by LYNDA SCOTT on October 4, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Behind the Scars: Robert Henline

Someone once said that comedy is about telling the bitter truth with a sense of good timing. "I was blessed with a good sense of humor," Robert Henline tells me. " Click here for the full story: http://www.temperedsteelinc.org/henline.html

Added by LYNDA SCOTT on July 12, 2010 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Hiring In-Home Help

Click the link below to read the article "Hiring In-Home Help" posted by the National Center on Caregiving: http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content_node.jsp?nodeid=407&expandnodeid=1033

Added by LYNDA SCOTT on June 21, 2010 at 5:30pm — No Comments

George Pessotti Interview - Nashua Telegraph - February 8th,2010

(To view the accompanying video to this article, click the "Videos" tab on this site).

Senior Class - Week 44. Burning Desire

George Pessotti was 31 years old, lying on his…

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Added by LYNDA SCOTT on June 9, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Our Phoenix Society Scholarship Dollars at Work. The Power of Peer Support. "THANK YOU!" Read this inspiring, heartfelt thankyou letter from burn survivor, Dianne Lowe.

Photo of Dianne Lowe & Isabella

Dear George,

Thanksgiving is here and I couldn't…

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Added by LYNDA SCOTT on June 9, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

“Scald” burns. Be careful when boiling liquids in a microwave

Microwaving Water!



A 26-year old man decided to have a cup of coffee. He took a cup of water and put it in the microwave to heat it up (something that he had done numerous times before). I am not sure how long he set the timer for, but he wanted to bring the water to a boil. When the timer shut the oven off, he removed the cup from the oven. As he looked into the cup, he noted that the! water was not boiling, but suddenly the water in the cup 'blew up' into his face. The cup remained… Continue

Added by LYNDA SCOTT on January 19, 2010 at 4:23pm — No Comments

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BFFBF Receives Fire Commissioner's Award At Annual Fire Fighter's Ball

Posted by Diana Tenney on June 8, 2018 at 8:27am 0 Comments

Congratulations to our dear friends and supporters at the Boston Fire Fighters Burn Foundation!!! They received the Fire Commissioner's Community Service Award at the 139th Annual Ball and Awards Ceremony of the Boston Fire Department! We <3 you guys

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The Boston-Harvard Burn Injury Model System’s New Website

The Boston-Harvard Burn Injury Model System’s New Website

Our friends at the Boston-Harvard Burn Injury Model System recently launched a new website! Visit www.bh-bims.org for factsheets, videos, peer support resources (including a few bios of BSONE peer supporters), research updates, and information about upcoming events.

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