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Mom suffers severe foot burns after stepping on sand under ‘cold’ disposable barbecue

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Mom suffers severe foot burns after stepping on sand under ‘cold’ disposable barbecue Ruth Jenkins, a mother-of-two in the U.K., shared horrific photos of second-and third-degree burns on her foot that she suffered after standing on an area of sand that housed a disposable barbecue hours earlier. The photos were shared on Facebook… Read More »

Harvard scientists link supplements to severe health events in young people

Consumption of dietary supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building, and energy was associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children and young adults compared with consumption of vitamins, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study, published today in the Journal of Adolescent Health, found… Read More »

Severe Rhabdomyolysis in a Patient With Acute Influenza Infection

January 03, 2019 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: Rhabdomyolysis is characterized by breakdown of muscle tissue A recently published case report describes the case of a 29-year-old male patient with influenza-induced rhabdomyolysis and highlights the need to assess creatinine kinase (CK) levels of patients hospitalized with influenza. The patient, who had a… Read More »

Medication for severe acne alters skin microbiome – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Study raises potential for development of microbiome-based acne treatments Matt Miller William McCoy, MD, (center) talks with William Tzeng about acne treatment at the Center for Outpatient Health on the Medical Campus. A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that the common acne medication isotretinoin… Read More »