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Commentary: One thing on which there is no rivalry; We are one when it comes to preventing child abuse

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 well aware of the deep rivalry when it comes to our sports programs, and we both proudly support our team. As competitive as our respective universities...

Kosair Charities’ Face It Movement brings together partners, leaders committed to ending child abuse

The Kosair Charities Face It® Movement brought together community partners and leaders committed to ending child abuse during a special luncheon this week, featuring keynote speaker Rachel Denhollander. Initiated in 2013, the movement was founded by Kosair Charities in response to the number of child abuse deaths in Kentucky. The luncheon, held at the Kentucky Science Center, serves as the culminating...

Keith Inman: We like being #1 in most ways — but not (as we are) for being first in nation for child abuse

Everyone likes to be ranked number one – especially here in Kentucky with our prized horses, bourbon, and basketball. But this? This is not a number one ranking Kentuckians should be proud of: Kentucky has the highest rate of child victims of abuse and is double the national rate. Since 1923, Kosair Charities has helped children reach their potential while overcoming their obstacles. Now in our...