On June 23, Mass General joined hospitals throughout the world to award two extraordinary nurses.
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Erin Kim, 16, has been using her creative talents for good and to support Mass General for years, but in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kim is using her art skills to create something more practical--sewing cloth face masks.
Learn the causes of scalds and how to protect your child.
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Mass General performs first application of genetically modified, live-cell, pig skin to a human wound
Burn specialists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) announced today they have successfully used live-cell, genetically engineered pig skin (xenograft) for the temporary closure of a burn wound. Through an FDA-cleared phase one clinical trial led by surgeon Jeremy Goverman, MD, of the MGH Sumner Redstone Burn Service, this procedure marks the first-time pig tissue derived from an animal with gene edits has been transplanted directly onto a human wound.
Drowning is leading cause of unintentional injury and death in children ages 0-14 in Massachusetts. Here are some tips for preventing drowning when your children go for a swim.
Burns can be very serious injuries, but they can also be prevented in many cases. Get tips on how to prevent burns, what are common sources of burns and how to help if your child does get burned.
Boston magazine has included 45 doctors from Massachusetts General Hospital’s Department of Surgery in its 2019 Top Doctors list.
After many years of sun exposure, Carolyn S. suffered from sunspots and age spots. She shares her experience with Jeremy Goverman, MD, and specialists at the Burn Division at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Joy Greene, a patient with the Sumner M. Redstone Burn Center at Mass General, shares her story.