Can firecrackers trigger PTSD among veterans? What are some important things to know before lighting up the firecrackers this new year.
Feature | Health December 31, 2018
There are potential health hazards when it comes to using firecrackers and fireworks. What are they and how can one avoid them this coming new year?
Feature | Health December 29, 2018
The Fourth of July fireworks can cause panic attacks to veterans with PTSD. Here's what former combatants, their families and organizations do to avoid psychological stress on Independence Day.
Neuroscience July 4, 2017
People usually enjoy festive 4th of July fireworks, but not everyone can enjoy it. Combat veterans tend to suffer from painful memories triggered by fireworks.
Public Health July 1, 2017
These places around the world are ready to make an explosive welcome to 2017. Say goodbye to 2016 in style!
Life & Style December 25, 2016
Sileo drug for dogs is the first and only FDA approved medication to help furry friends deal with noise aversion, which they could suffer from during the forthcoming July Fourth fireworks.
Animals July 2, 2016
New Year is often celebrated with giant displays of fireworks lighting up the night sky. However, there is a growing concern about the environmental impact of these pretty explosions of light.
Earth/Environment January 1, 2016
The team's star defensive end injured his hand with fireworks on July 4, suffering severe burns on his palm and three fingers. The Giants have reportedly pulled a long-term, $60 million deal for Pierre-Paul upon learning of the incident.
Movies/TV Shows July 6, 2015
Members of a local organization called Military with PTSD aim to raise awareness about the effects of 4th of July fireworks to war veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Life July 4, 2015
The loud noises of fireworks can cause frightening flashbacks for veterans suffering from PTSD, health experts explain. Fourth of July explosions can 'trigger you right back to something,' says one veteran.
Life July 2, 2015
The 4th of July celebration is traditionally marked by displays of fireworks but a NOAA study found that this increases air pollution, which could have unwanted effects on human health.
Life July 1, 2015
The Midland Police Department in Texas released a video of 20,000 pounds of illegal fireworks being detonated over 3 and a half days.
Internet Culture March 19, 2015
A record-breaking 460kg firework was set off at the 13th annual Kounosu Hanabi Taikai in Japan on Saturday.
Internet Culture October 15, 2014