Many of us associate pinwheels with lazy spring days or summer festivals from childhood. For hundreds of Kentucky agencies, this whimsical object represents a topic that’s far from idyllic – child abuse.
Kentucky Health News
Kentucky might be known for horses and basketball, but lately it has been receiving attention in another area – organ donation. A Kentucky patient and University of Louisville Hospital were featured in an episode of HBO’s “Vice News Tonight,” helping dispel some myths about donation.
Pediatric abusive head trauma – usually caused by the violent shaking of a baby – is a leading cause of child abuse deaths in children under 5. With education and awareness, these cases are preventable.