Navigation Links
Girl in Iconic Vietnam War Photo Brings Message of Hope
Date:9/10/2009

r."

Still, Phuc said the legacy of her own wounds linger.

"I still have pain," she said. "Because my nerves are really damaged. They don't work well. So pain in one area spreads everywhere I got burned."

Healthy eating, exercise and an upbeat attitude help her focus away from the pain when it does come, however. And Phuc said that even the pain has its reward.

"The pain I consider as my protection. It humbles me, and helps me to never take my life for granted," she said. "And to share my story."

More information

For additional information and resources on burn injuries and burn care, visit the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors.



SOURCES: Kim Phuc Phan Thai, burn survivor, conference speaker; Roger Yurt, M.D., director, Hearst Burn Center, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York City; Phoenix Society's World Burn Congress for Burn Survivors, Aug. 26-29, 2009, New York City.


'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Award Winning Photographer and Museum Founder to Donate Iconic Images In Support of the Innocence Project
2. Battle Continues Over Vietnam PTSD Numbers
3. Vietnam Vets Study Links Asthma and PTSD
4. Mental Decline Faster in Brain-Injured Vietnam Vets
5. ORBIS and its Global Sponsors Join Forces to Bring a Five-Week Sight-Saving Program to Vietnam
6. California Eye Surgeons Journey to Vietnam to Perform Sight-Saving Surgery
7. UNICEF Launches Initiative to Provide Assistance to Children With Disabilities in Vietnam
8. J. Craig Venter, Human Genome Pioneer, to Receive Award at Vietnam Veterans of Americas National Leadership Conference
9. International Diabetes Federation gives grant to diabetes screening & prevention program in Vietnam
10. Study Links Agent Orange to Prostate Cancer in Vietnam Vets
11. Older Vietnamese report more mental health problems
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Girl in Iconic Vietnam War Photo Brings Message of Hope
(Date:9/17/2014)... Present-day Europeans are the descendants of at least ... new study. Previous research suggested that ... farmers. But, a new genetic analysis involving ancient ... of Ancient North Eurasians. Nearly all present-day Europeans ... researchers from Harvard Medical School said. , , ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay ... why antibiotic-resistant bacteria can thrive in a hospital setting. ... the culprit. They can easily enter bacteria and move from ... makes bacteria drug-resistant, a new study finds. "The plasmids ... class of antibiotic called carbapenems," said the study,s co-author, Dr. ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... might be able to reduce the need for invasive ... autoimmune disease lupus. , In a new study, researchers ... from nephritis kidney inflammation to interstitial fibrosis, ... A kidney biopsy is the only existing way to ... extent. , The model could also be used to ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... 17, 2014 Today, Blue Shield ... in third-quarter grantmaking. This body of grants aims to ... innovations in care delivery, as well as to develop ... Grants will also strengthen the capacity of both domestic ... and create new entry points for domestic violence screening ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... 17, 2014 In a country where ... on a regular basis, how can Americans find healthy ... Hyland’s Stress Challenge , a 5-day interactive journey ... stress-free life. From September 29th – October 3rd, ... content relating to specific topics that promote natural solutions ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Europeans Are Descendants of at Least 3 Ancient Human Groups: Study 2Health News:Europeans Are Descendants of at Least 3 Ancient Human Groups: Study 3Health News:Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals 2Health News:Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals 3Health News:Math model designed to replace invasive kidney biopsy for lupus patients 2Health News:Blue Shield of California Foundation Awards $5 Million in Third-Quarter Grants 2Health News:Stress Less with the Hyland's 5-Day Stress Challenge 2
... to this new research on mountain biking it is observed ... from University Hospital in Innsbruck, Austria,// presented his findings of ... extreme mountain bikers and 30 non-bikers took part in the ... more than two hours a day, six days a week, ...
... effective utility tool to the field of medicine. An ... about their treatment. The days when doctors told you ... expect to participate in the decision-making process. But sometimes ... messages and new research comes up all the time. ...
... are more likely to suffer from behavioural problems, a ... growth hormone not only boosted growth in children,// but ... ,Lead researcher Dr Derick Beens, professor of ... said: "We believe this work demonstrates that all very ...
... has always been an ongoing argument regarding the do's and ... suggest a new and better way through the dieting controversy.// ... fashion being the 'low carb' approach - for many decades ... at the 'no diet' women's retreat Green Mountain in the ...
... events in detail, older people recall more about thoughts, ... age - some researchers believe that it deteriorates,// others ... Psychologists in Toronto have been comparing how people of ... ,They studied a group of 15 younger ...
... is better than conventional treatment for managing asthma ... of immune cells known eosinophils increase// in the ... at how targeting this build up of eosinophils ... an asthma attack. ,The conventional treatment ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:9/17/2014)... Sept. 17, 2014  Millions of people suffer from neck ... Recently the FDA approved the launch of ... innovative implant device developed by Spinal Kinetics, which may offer ... and or arm pain. Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the ... hospital in New York City and ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... According to a new market research report ... Display, & Microprocessor/MCU), by Application (Imaging, Medical Therapeutics, Diagnosis, ... Global Forecast to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the total ... $56.50 Billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of ... market data Tables and 71 Figures spread through 312 ...
(Date:9/17/2014)... N.J. , Sept. 17, 2014  The ... (MDM&C), today announced that it will serve as ... Benefits and Avoiding the Risks of Healthcare Reform," ... that will examine delivery systems, reimbursement, compliance and ... Care Act. Logo -  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146606 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Cervical Disc Clinical Trial for People with Neck and Arm Pain Set to Begin at Hospital for Special Surgery 2Medical Electronics Market Worth $56.50 Billion by 2020 2Medical Electronics Market Worth $56.50 Billion by 2020 3Medical Electronics Market Worth $56.50 Billion by 2020 4Three Leading Healthcare Organizations Sponsor Conference to Examine Opportunities and Risks of Healthcare Reform for Providers 2
... Pa., Jan. 12, 2011 ECRI Institute® ( ... the best approaches to improving patient care, is ... Health Devices Achievement Award program. The award ... technology management. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/DC29081LOGO ...
... 2011, what will be the major trends in the ... regulations affect what,s next and what,s new?  What will ... competitive corporate landscape?  When it comes to market research, ... the job done right? The answers to these questions ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ECRI Institute's 2011 Health Devices Achievement Award - Call for Entries 2ECRI Institute's 2011 Health Devices Achievement Award - Call for Entries 3Pharma Industry Leaders to Reveal Hottest, Latest Trends for Pharma & Biotech at Groundbreaking Event 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: