Anti-smoking messages seem to be everywhere, but still every year thousands of teenagers try cigarettes. It’s never too early to talk to your kids about the dangers of smoking. Here are some tips:
Start early. Begin talking to your kids when they’re 5 or 6, and keep the conversation going. Be sure to keep the ...more
Dr. James Quintessenza, chief of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery at UK HealthCare, and Dr. Scottie Day, interim chair of the UK Department of Pediatrics and physician in chief at Kentucky Children’s Hospital, were featured during "UK at the Half," which aired during the UK vs. Utah Valley basketball game radio broadcast on Nov. 10.
The doctors talked ...more
Thanksgiving is nearly here, which means the busy holiday travel season between November and January is upon us.
The weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's are some of the busiest travel times of the year. With many people on the road, the risk of travel-related accidents also goes up.
Whether you're hopping on the highway to ...more
Now that the weather has gotten chillier, you may be looking for fun indoor activities to do with the kids. If you’re headed to an indoor trampoline park, know that while they do encourage physical activity, they can also be dangerous. The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that over 100,000 children visited emergency rooms last ...more
Before you head out for trick-or-treating with your little ghouls and goblins, princesses and superheroes, take a few moments to think about – and talk to your kids about – safety. As fun as it is, Halloween is also unfortunately the most dangerous night of the year for children – twice as many kids are ...more