Posts Tagged: safety

Enjoy a safe bike ride

As more people try to find alternatives to public transportation, and as families stay home and are finding ways to get more exercise on their own, bikes have been selling out across the country. If you’re lucky enough to have snagged a new bike or if you’re dusting off an old one from the garage,…
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Why am I dizzy?

What can you do if you are feeling dizzy? You are not alone Did you know 69 million Americans have problems with dizziness and balance? More than a third of adults in the U.S. 40 years and older have experienced some sort of vestibular dysfunction. Your balance system Your balance is controlled by your vestibular…
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What you need to know before you travel abroad

Every year, millions of Americans participate in international travel and even more come to visit the US from around the world. The exciting parts of international travel are the cultural experiences, opportunities to see beautiful sites, and the chance to eat local foods. Unfortunately, statistics indicate that about half of all international travelers will experience…
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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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Practice water safety this summer season

Summer is a time when people want to get outdoors, enjoy the warm weather and the many activities that go along with it. Unfortunately, summer is also considered trauma season for these very reasons as well – an increased number of people outdoors participating in potentially dangerous activities. But we want everyone to be safe…
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