Take a swim

Swimming is such a quintessential part of the summer experience. The fun, laughter, memories, and of course it’s a great way to cool down on a hot day. How can you make this summer adventure a safe one? These tips can help. Remember, children should never be left unsupervised in a pool. Even the best…
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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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Don’t get burned: What you need to know about melanoma

Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer, and the leading cause of death from skin disease. The American Cancer Society estimates 73,870 new melanomas will be diagnosed in 2015, and 9,940 people are expected to die of melanoma. Melanoma is caused by changes in cells called melanocytes, which produce melanin, the skin pigment…
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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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