Louisville’s holiday season starts with Festival of Trees & Lights this weekend

Louisville’s holiday season gets started Nov. 9 through 11 as the 29th annual Festival of Trees & Lights draws thousands to the indoor concourse at Louisville Slugger Field. Hundreds of decorated trees, wreaths and handcrafted […]

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Type 2 diabetes symptoms in children can go unnoticed

One of the frustrating things about parenting is knowing which signs and symptoms to worry about and which are part of normal childhood. Diabetes during childhood, including Type 2 diabetes, can have that same challenge. […]

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Making mental health care available to kids through pediatricians’ offices

For generations, health providers have offered mental health care to kids outside of the primary care or pediatricians office. Studies show many children’s behavioral health issues go untreated and lead to deeper issues in adulthood. […]

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Tips on talking to your kids about tragedy from Norton Children’s experts

The Rev. Rick Forest, chaplain and bereavement care coordinator at Norton Children’s Hospital, and Bryan D. Carter, Ph.D., clinical pediatric psychologist at Norton Children’s Hospital and University of Louisville Physicians offer tips for helping explain tragedies to […]

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Laser ablation treatment now available for kids with epilepsy, brain tumors

Norton Children’s Hospital has joined an elite group of pediatric hospitals with a real-time, thermal imaging and laser system to treat epilepsy, uncontrollable seizures and deep brain tumors. The technology, called Visualase, allows doctors to […]

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Hundreds of valentines for Norton Children’s patients

Patients at Norton Children’s Hospital are feeling the love this Valentine’s Day. Local radio station 102.3 Jack FM has spent the past few weeks collecting hundreds of digital valentines from the community as part of […]

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Police officers spread cheer at Norton Children’s Hospital

The River City Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 614 and Jeffersontown FOP Lodge No. 26 joined with Santa, a polar bear and several Disney princesses to spread holiday cheer at Norton Children’s Hospital. It […]

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Snow Ball makes big difference for NICU patients

Donate a SNOO A SNOO is a bassinet with soothing white noise and rocking motions reminiscent of being in the womb. The SNOO has variable settings, including a “weaning” setting to prepare baby for the […]

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Radiothon returns to raise money for kids

Turn on the radio Nov. 16 and 17 to hear emotional stories of hope and healing live from the Norton Children’s Hospital lobby during the hospital’s yearly Radiothon. Radiothon raises money to help care for […]

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Jennifer Lawrence establishes Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Feb. 12, 2016) – Children with heart conditions who seek care at Norton Children’s Hospital will receive a boost thanks to a $2 million gift from the Lawrence Family Foundation that will establish […]

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Conjoined twins separated at Norton Children’s Hospital

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 19, 2015) – Specialists at Norton Children’s Hospital have announced they performed a surgery to separate 7-week-old conjoined twin girls on Nov. 11. Since the surgery, the girls have been under close […]

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Facility officially renamed Norton Women’s and Children’s Hospital

Major construction at an east-end hospital is now complete, and the facility has a new name: Norton Women’s and Children’s Hospital. This is the official name of what was formerly Norton Suburban Hospital on the […]

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