ROSEMONT, Ill. (June 21, 2021)—Fireworks have a nostalgic foothold in the American consciousness as indispensable to some celebrations. As healthcare workers with first-hand experience treating the sequelae of firework-related injuries, orthopaedic surgeons are obligated to shed light on the perilous…
Tag: Independance Day
Stellar Fireworks Celebrate Birth of Giant Cluster
Astronomers created a stunning new image showing celestial fireworks in star cluster G286.21+0.17.
Common Fireworks Release Toxic Metals Into the Air
Some of America’s favorite Independence Day fireworks emit lead, copper, and other toxins, a new study suggests. These metals, which are used to give fireworks their vibrant color, also damage human cells and animal lungs.
July 4th story ideas: history, travel, grilling and fireworks
Reporters and editors note: The Virginia Tech media relations office has a number of story opportunities connected to the upcoming Independence Day holiday, see below. Thanks for your consideration! African-American perspectives on the 4th of July The murder of George…