Festival of Trees and Lights, Norton Childrens Hospital, Norton Childrens News

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 holiday items designed by local artists will be on display and available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac…

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Endocrinology, Norton Childrens News

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. An estimated 30 million people in the United States have some form of diabetes, and 1 in 4 are undiagnosed….

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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 the Cupid’s Kids program. Station personalities printed the valentines to distribute with other packages to patients and their families.  …

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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 crib. Donate a SNOO now Thanks to everyone who attended the annual Snow Ball gala at the Marriott Louisville Downtown…

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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 the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. In addition, the foundation is challenging the community to raise an additional $2…

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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 watch of experts in the hospital’s “Just for Kids” Critical Care Center. They are currently still on ventilators but have…

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