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Originally posted by the Kentucky Oral Health Coalition Delta Dental of Kentucky is partnering with the Kosair Charities’ Face It Movement to equip dental professionals with the information they need to recognize and report child abuse and neglect. It is estimated that more than 50% of injuries due to child abuse are on the head...

This was originally posted as an op-ed by the Courier Journal and Kentucky Today. By Dr. MELISSA CURRIE AND DR. CHRISTINA HOWARD It’s finally fall in the commonwealth, which means cooler temperatures, leaves changing, and college football season. As child abuse pediatricians at University of Kentucky and University of Louisville, we are...

MEDIA CONTACT Mara Powell 502-895-8167 EXT 122 Governor Bevin, Mayor Fischer, and Mayor Gorton Proclaim October 4 as TEN-4 Day Kosair Charities Face It Movement Shares New Resource & Hosts Child Abuse Prevention Trainings LOUISVILLE, KY (October 4, 2019) – Today, Governor Matt Bevin, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, and Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton proclaimed October...

  Today is National Read A Book Day! When children read, it unlocks a lifetime full of benefits, such as building deeper bonds with family when reading together, expanded vocabulary, better comprehension, deeper understanding of the world around them and even helps them learn and understand themselves better. Here are some ways...

By Courtney Rasche Kids are complex little humans. They are very impressionable. They soak in every ounce of attention we give them, even the negative. They are learning how to manage this world, how their body works, how they respond to people, and how people respond to them and their actions....