Joseph M. Still Burn Centers Inc. provider speaks to Jamaican consulate, Sanmerna Foundation

Under the management of Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America (BRCA), Joseph M. Still (JMS) Burn Centers Inc. continues to care for a young patient from Jamaica thanks to donations raised by the Sanmerna Foundation, the Atlanta Jamaican Association, the Jamaican Diaspora and Jamaica’s Consul Generals to Miami and New York. The largest burn center […]
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A treacherous diabetic road: Jill Bird’s story

Diabetes is a chronic health condition that lasts a lifetime and often results in secondary health problems. From Type 1 to Type 2 diabetes, it’s essential to be aware of the health risks you are pre-disposed to with a diabetes diagnosis. Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America (BRCA) is dedicated to shedding light on this […]
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Have a spook-tacular Halloween with these safety tips

October 27—It’s almost time for Halloween! Make sure your holiday is trick-free with safety tips from Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America. Whether you and your family are heading to a party, going trick-or-treating or even staying in for a scary movie marathon, we have a few tips that can help keep you safe and […]
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Crisp County Firefighter talks fire safety and prevention for National Fire Prevention Week

For this year’s National Fire Prevention Week, Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America (BRCA) spoke with Crisp County Firefighter Bruce Lesieur about home fire safety and prevention to help keep families and EMS out of dangerous situations. “There is no such thing as a routine fire,” Lesieur warns. Though firefighters across the world put their […]
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Reconstruction after gunshot restores veteran’s ability to hold her baby

Pregnancy comes with several mental and physical challenges. From fear and excitement to hormonal changes and medical conditions, there can be a lot of stress on the mother and father. For 27-year-old Cheyenne Walker, her pregnancy came as a welcomed surprise. No one could have guessed that she would be fighting to keep her unborn […]
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How to prevent a kitchen fire at home

At Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America (BRCA), our multidisciplinary approach to burn injuries promotes the best possible outcomes for all patients treated by our nationwide system of burn care providers. While BRCA encourages patients to seek medical attention when an injury occurs, we do our best to educate online and in-person communities on the […]
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JMS Burn Center, Inc. to close its doors at Merit Health Central in Jackson, Mississippi, but remains committed to patient care in Jackson

 JACKSON, MS — The Joseph M. Still (JMS) Burn Center, located at Merit Health Central in Jackson, Mississippi, will close its doors effective Oct. 14, 2022. Merit Health Central made the difficult decision to remove the medical services necessary to support a burn care unit.  Statement from Merit Health Central: “The complex medical needs of […]
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BRCA featured on Health Digest

BRCA is featured in an article on Health Digest, “What to do if you get bleach on your skin.” Click here to read the article written by Erin Marie.
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Comprehensive home fire safety tips for kids 

At Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America (BRCA), our multidisciplinary approach to burn injuries promotes the best possible outcomes for all patients treated by our nationwide system of burn care providers. While BRCA encourages patients to seek medical attention when an injury occurs, we do our best to educate online and in-person communities on the […]
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Fire safety planning: how to plan for the unthinkable

At Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America (BRCA), our multidisciplinary approach to burn injuries promotes the best possible outcomes for all patients treated by our nationwide burn care providers. While BRCA encourages patients to seek medical attention when an injury occurs, we do our best to educate online and in-person communities on the risks, treatments […]
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Playground safety tips from BRCA

Playgrounds are a great way to entertain kids, which is why you can find them in parks, schools, fast food chains and communities across the country. However, playgrounds can also be dangerous. Either from lack of routine maintenance or using the wrong age-group equipment, accidental injuries can happen. Below are some areas to consider before […]
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Field herper, Cary Howe, discusses the facts and myths of venomous snake bites

Cary Howe isn’t your average hobbyist. He is what is known as a field herper. Like bird watchers, field herper’s search for and sometimes photograph reptiles and amphibians, including salamanders, frogs and venomous and nonvenomous snakes. With 20 years of experience handling and photographing reptiles, Howe has encountered thousands of snakes without incident, until recently. […]
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Have a safe Labor Day weekend with these tips from BRCA

As summer ends and Labor Day weekend quickly approaches, Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America (BRCA) is pleased to offer some helpful tips to help you and your family have a safe and fun holiday weekend. Whether setting up your grill or making plans to hit the water, here are some guidelines that can help […]
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