Posts Tagged: UofL Hospital

Stroke: Every moment counts

When it comes to a stroke, recognizing the symptoms can make all the difference. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is cut off  When this happens, brain cells can die or be damaged. As a stroke happens, there are signs and recognizing these signs can help increase your chance of recovery. In…
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Fire prevention tips

Did you know cooking is the No. 1 cause of home fires and home fire injuries? Each year, UofL Health – UofL Hospital’s only dedicated Burn Center in the state of Kentucky treats patients with chemical, electrical, flame/thermal and scald burns, as well as complex wounds and skin conditions. With the hazards kitchens pose, the…
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Celebrating Black Breastfeeding Week

Black Breastfeeding Week was created because for more than 40 years there has been a gaping racial disparity in breastfeeding rates. The most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data show that 75% of white women have ever breastfed versus 58.9% of black women. The fact that racial disparity in initiation and even…
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Should my baby wear a mask?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone 2 years old and older wear a cloth face covering that covers their nose and mouth when they are out in the community. UofL Hospital’s Center for Women & Infants reminds parents that cloth face coverings should NOT be put on babies or children younger…
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