Poison control center: 65 years of preventing illness and death

The Kentucky Poison Control Center of Norton Children’s Hospital has been working to reduce illness and death from poisoning in Kentucky for 65 years. The center provides 24/7 free and confidential access to specially trained […]

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Collaborative heart care helps Indiana boy’s Ebstein anomaly

Audrey Sims’ first clue that her twins’ birth would be complicated came at 14 weeks of pregnancy, when a routine ultrasound found that one of her sons, Aiden, had a blocked lymph node, which can […]

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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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How does the heart beat?

How does your heart beat? Your heart beats because of the actions of a highly specialized electrical system. It listens in to what’s going on with you at the time and triggers the muscular walls […]

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Valentine’s Day means celebrating hearts

Norton Children’s wants to celebrate the more than 5,000 kids we treat for heart conditions every year. Our staff delivered hats and hugs to heart patients in the “Just for Kids” Pediatric Critical Care Unit. […]

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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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Bardstown girl living with Rett syndrome, a rare autism-like condition

Grace Hatfield seemed to be developing like a normal toddler. She was walking, talking and interacting with family. But as she approached 15 months, her development seemed to start going in reverse. “Grace began losing […]

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NicView live streaming cameras keep NICU babies and families close

Lindsay and David Rogers know what it feels like to leave a piece of their hearts in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) every time they had to say goodbye to their baby, Liam. Born […]

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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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A new heart and some new friends

During many of his 136 days at Norton Children’s Hospital to get a heart transplant, Bryson Justice watched construction workers do renovations. When he was ready to go home, he got a special sendoff from […]

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RSV — respiratory syncytial virus — almost killed my baby

This time last year, my husband and I were sitting in the Norton Children’s Hospital ”Just for Kids” Critical Care Center — decorated for Christmas — praying for our daughter’s life. Isla Mae was only […]

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