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How long does the cold virus live on surfaces?

Cold viruses can survive on indoor surfaces for up to seven days, but are infectious only for about 24 hours. Generally, they last longer on hard, nonporous surfaces such as plastic or stainless steel. The […]

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(Air) fried chicken nugget recipe

Chicken nuggets are an incredibly popular ‑ and versatile — food. They can act as an appetizer, a salad topping or an entree. Kids and adults enjoy them, so they’re sure to be a crowd […]

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Period cramps: What is normal for girls?

Menstrual cramps, also called period cramps, often are considered just an annoying, painful part of the menstrual period to be endured. However, period cramps can vary widely in frequency and severity. It can be tough […]

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The HPV vaccine: Myths and Truths

You don’t have to look far to find conflicting information on the news, the Internet and from family and friends. The HPV vaccine protects against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), and both girls and […]

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VIDEO: Virtual tour of Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Young patients with serious heart conditions — and their families — have moved into the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Norton Children’s Hospital. What does a patient room look like? What does it […]

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Leukemia survivor credits his patient journey for choosing to go to medical school

In the weeks leading up to Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, 13-year-old Bradley Wilson was feeling sick. He’d gone to his pediatrician and was told that it was just a virus. Friday night, Aug. 28, he […]

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First kids move into the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

The first patients have moved into the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) at Norton Children’s Hospital. The cardiac intensive care unit was designed just for their care, with the newest equipment and highly […]

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Understand the possible side effects of general anesthesia with an infant

Serious reactions to modern anesthesia are rare, especially for healthy patients. One concerning recent development in anesthesiology research is related to the potential of risks to children from exposure to general anesthesia. There is data […]

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Why get dental care at a children’s hospital?

Your child needs dental surgery. What’s the benefit of going to a children’s hospital if your child needs a pediatric oral surgeon? Oral and maxillofacial surgery at a children’s hospital Benefits of having dental surgery […]

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Heart team helps firefighter ‘feel 100%’ after surgery for Ebstein anomaly

Luke Coward was born with Ebstein anomaly of the tricuspid valve, an extremely rare congenital heart condition that accounts for less than 1% of all congenital heart conditions. From the time he was diagnosed at […]

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Behind the scenes of the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit dedication

The Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU), was dedicated Dec. 23, 2019, at Norton Children’s Hospital. More than 125 donors, physicians, staff members, former patients and family members gathered to help celebrate the occasion. […]

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Avoiding anesthesia complications for kids

Using general anesthesia in a child has its risks, but there are steps you and your physician can take to make this part of a child’s medical procedure safer. Most side effects of anesthesia are […]

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Family wellness New Year resolutions

Just 8% of New Year’s resolutions are met, and 80 percent are abandoned by the end of January. How can you make resolutions stick? Make resolutions together as a family: Discuss goals and strategies, and […]

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Need a new pediatrician? Meet our providers at a Newbie Night

Newbie Nights at Norton Children’s Medical Associates allow parents to meet staff and see our practice locations. These monthly events provide a perfect opportunity for parents who are expecting a baby or new to the […]

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Barbara Bernard – Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

Barbara Bernard is a regular volunteer in the child life and expressive therapies department at Norton Children’s Hospital, helping with kids’ playtime, supporting parents and helping others any way she can. She has been an […]

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