Up to 25% of Americans have an allergy to nickel resulting in rashes, itching, pain, swelling and flaky skin. But often people do not associate their symptoms with nickel because they find the rash in odd places, without recognizing the nickel because it is hidden as part of an alloy. An alloy is a metal […]
Month: July 2016
Happy and Safe Fourth of July!
Fourth of July brought with it flags, parades, family and fun. It also brought barbeques and fireworks. Over 9,000 people each year are burned by fireworks, a third of which are children. Most are burned on the face and upper limbs, but occasionally small children step on lit fireworks or the fire spreads down a […]