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Burn mapping for wounded warriors

July 26, 2013
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Disfigured while defending their country, statistics show more than 2,500 U.S. troops have been burned while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Keeping track of those injuries and how they’re healing used to involve a very low-tech process, but a new high-tech system could help save lives.

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