Posts Categorized: Family

Tips for protecting your hearing this July 4th

The July 4th holiday is full of meaning and celebration. If you plan on enjoying a concert or fireworks show this July 4th, take note of these tips to help protect your hearing.     Worried about your hearing? Schedule a hearing consult with UofL Physicians-Audiology today.   SOURCE: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Squinting won’t do!

Sunglasses can make us look cool, others fashionable. But if you spend any amount of time outside, you need sunglasses. All sunglasses are not the same Not all sunglasses are created equal. The lenses in sunglasses may be polarized, non-polarized or UV blockers. Polarized lenses help reduce glare from reflected light (e.g. a fisherman may…
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Enjoy a safe bike ride

A bike is a child’s first vehicle. Be sure your children know the rules before zipping down the driveway. Use your head, wear a helmet A helmet is the most effective safety device to reduce head injury and death from bicycle crashes. Make sure a helmet is worn when riding a bike or scooter and…
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End child abuse

While child abuse is a difficult subject to talk about – the need is too great to keep quiet. In 2013, nearly 18,000 children in Kentucky were identified as victims of child abuse. Kosair Charities launched the Face It Movement in 2013 in response to the increasing number of child abuse deaths in Kentucky. The…
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Choose safe toys this holiday season

Do you know what toys are safe for a child? As an adult, sometimes it’s hard to tell. A toy might not look dangerous to you, but hazards may lurk for children. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that hospital emergency rooms in the United States treated more than a quarter-million toy-related injuries in…
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