Music therapy gives young cancer patient new joy

When acute lymphoblastic leukemia took away Lana Dobson’s greatest love — gymnastics — she was left with a void she thought she would never fill. From age 4, gymnastics was Lana’s life. She practiced six […]

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A mother’s effort to prevent kids’ head injuries with bike helmets

Nine years ago, at age 7, T.J. Floyd lost his independence just as he was discovering it. His parents, Heather and Bo, lost the child they knew — and all the dreams and aspirations they […]

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Growing a happy, healthy family

Norton Children’s Prevention & Wellness and YMCA of Greater Louisville host a five-week Healthy Living Workshop series designed to support families with teens in their journey toward healthy living. This workshop will focus on: It’s […]

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New program takes music therapy to the next level [Video]

From the studio to the stage, cancer patients at Norton Children’s Hospital are more like musicians-in-the-making. “The battle that they have done, and they are so resilient,” said Joseph M. Flynn, D.O., MPH, FACP, physician-in-chief, […]

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How the new tax law may affect your gift to Norton Children’s Hospital

During this season of giving, there are several ways to support Norton Children’s Hospital while maximizing your tax savings. Because the new tax law doubled the standard deduction for both married and single filers, fewer […]

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Puffy winter coats could pose danger for kids in car seats

As the temperatures continue to drop, many parents are making a potentially fatal mistake by putting their kids in winter coats while they are in car seats. When a child is wearing a winter coat, […]

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Ways to support kids at Norton Children’s Hospital this holiday season

The season of giving is officially upon us, and there are plenty of ways you can support children who need your help. Donations to the not-for-profit Children’s Hospital Foundation support Norton Children’s Hospital and may […]

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Norton Children’s Hospital wins camp experience for cancer patients

Earlier this fall, Northwestern Mutual held a contest for pediatric hospitals to host a hands-on camp experience for children. As a result of votes, Norton Children’s Hospital was one of 10 children’s hospitals to receive […]

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After five open heart surgeries, teen turns his attention to giving back

Evan Karr is an active 14-year-old who swims and likes to have fun with his friends. But underneath his brave exterior is a young man who was born with tetralogy of Fallot — a rare […]

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Pediatricians’ offices helping kids care for their teeth

Pediatricians are now helping kids in Louisville and Southern Indiana get the dental care they need by teaching them about good dental hygiene and connecting them to dentists. “Most parents understand that not taking care […]

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Radiothon: Remembering Max Gilpin 10 years after fatal heat stroke during football practice

On Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, a hot and humid day, Max Gilpin’s mother, Michele Crockett, received a phone call just as she was leaving work to pick him up from football practice. The caller said […]

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Radiothon: 4-year-old Camila Lopez isn’t letting cancer slow her down

Three-year-old Camila Lopez climbs out of her hospital bed and makes her way to a bench. “Let’s play!” she says, as she begins pulling oversized blocks from a bucket and stacking them one by one. […]

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