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Major League Baseball takes another swing at breast cancer this Mother’s Day

11 SEASONS OF CUSTOM HOT-PINK LOUISVILLE SLUGGER® WOOD BATS Louisville, Ky., – Hundreds of Major League Baseball players are grabbing hot-pink Louisville Slugger bats this Mother’s day to continue their support in the fight against breast cancer. Louisville Slugger and MLB joined forces in 2006 to create the “Going to Bat Against Breast Cancer” initiative, and they’ve been swinging pink bats ever since. More than 3,000 custom hot-pink bats valued at about $300,000 have been donated to the program.   Like years past, the bats will be collected after the games and auctioned on mlb.com  with the net proceeds going to MLB Charities…

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Louisville Ky gets new health director

Mayor Fischer Names New Health Director Dr. Joann Schulte leaves Texas post for Louisville LOUISVILLE (March 31, 2016) – Louisville’s new director of health is a seasoned public health professional with extensive experience in epidemiology, toxicology and health communication. Board certified in general pediatrics and preventive medicine, Dr. Joann Schulte comes to Louisville from Dallas, where she served as a Medical Toxicology Fellow at the North Texas Poison Control Center at Parkland Memorial Hospital. “Dr. Schulte brings a wealth of public health experience gained at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health and in such…