Posts Tagged: safety

Sun safety tips for summer

May is skin cancer awareness month. Prevention is knowledge, therefore it’s important you know your ABCs. If you have a mole or skin lesion, look for the following: A-Asymmetry B-Border Irregular C-Color Varies D-Diameter Larger than 6mm E-Evolving Appearance (is it changing?) If you have concerns about your skin or see any of these issues,…
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Car seat safety

As a pediatrician, I’m concerned with more than your child’s health, but also their safety. Unfortunately, motor vehicle accidents are the most common cause of death in children. I often tell parents that making sure that their child is properly restrained in the car is the best thing they can do for their child’s health….
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Fireworks safety for your family

Fireworks are beautiful and fun. They are often used at celebrations and on holidays. Yet, as an advocate for children’s safety and a pediatrician, I am all too aware that accidents happen—but there are ways we can protect our children from the dangers and still enjoy our festivities. First, igniting fireworks should be left to…
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Keep swim time fun

If you plan on spending your summer at the pool, lake or even the ocean, swimming will most likely be among the season’s activities. This UofL Physicians infographic is full of tips to help you ensure your swimming outing is a memorable one. Looking for a pediatrician for a child in your family? Visit UofL…
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