Girls playing soccer

Girls and soccer: the need to play it safe

Millions of us have watched captivated by the dominance of the U.S. Women in the World Cup. Along with quickly realizing why they are the best in the world, some of us also noticed soccer can be a very physical game with aggressive play. The injuries extend well beyond the legs. There are the headers,…
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Pregnancy in the heat of summer

Tips for being pregnant in the heat of summer Being pregnant can be uncomfortable. You’re carrying around extra weight, your feet swell up, and you’re getting kicked in the bladder. But being in the third trimester during the heat of summer? Now that’s torture. Here are some tips to keep you and your baby healthy,…
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Tips for a safe fireworks season

As families in Kentucky and Indiana get ready for a special Fourth of July celebrating our nation’s birthday, UofL Physicians – Eye Specialists highlights the importance for everyone to practice proper fireworks safety. Ocular injuries related to fireworks can often be devastating. A fireworks blast can rupture the globe, cause chemical and thermal burns, corneal abrasions,…
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