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Keep kids safe around home fireplaces; prevent accidental burns with these safety tips

By Sherri Hannan University of Kentucky Healthcare Fire can be friend or foe. We often think about fire as it relates to warmth thereby making it our friend during those long winter months. As the cold temperatures arrive, fire used to heat our homes may be a daily occurrence. When we use fire as heat source, we have to mindful of how dangerous it can be and take the appropriate actions to keep everyone...

International Walk to School Day paired with a health and fitness day at Garden Springs

Safe Kids Fayette County partnered with Garden Springs Elementary for this year’s Walk to School Day. (Photo by Tammy L. Lane)   By Tammy L. Lane Special to KyForward   Students and staff at Garden Springs Elementary in Lexington stretched International Walk to School Day into a day-long whirlwind of outdoor activities. With stations ranging from jazzercise, martial arts and jump rope...