Posts Categorized: Children

Bike Safety: Always wear a helmet

As the weather begins to improve and the spring days become longer, a lot of families will start pulling out their bicycles from the garage. However, when you pull the bikes out, it is important that you remember to always wear a bike helmet. A bike helmet can save your life and is just as…
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Raising awareness about developmental disabilities

March is Development Disabilities Awareness Month, a time recognized as raising awareness about inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities in all areas of life, while also promoting respect for anyone with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This month is also a chance to provide understanding, encouragement and opportunities to help anyone with intellectual and developmental disabilities…
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What is an eating disorder?

As February comes to an end, UofL Health recognizes National Eating Disorder Awareness Week and the need to spread messages of awareness, support and hope to people with eating disorders and their loved ones. What are eating disorders? Eating disorders are a diverse set of serious yet treatable mental and physical illnesses that affect people…
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Stop the itch: Preventing head lice

You notice your children have been itching their scalps more often than usual. Yesterday, when you picked them up from day care, you noticed other children itching their scalps as well. You decide to go to the bathroom and dig out an old comb from the bottom drawer and check their scalps just make sure…
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