What are brain tumor symptoms in kids?

Brain tumors are growths of abnormal cells that occur in the brain or the tissue or structures near it. Brain tumors can be invasive (destroying nearby tissue or travelling to other spots in the body) […]

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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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Scared of vaccines? Maybe you should be scared of measles instead

In January 2019, 79 individual cases of measles were confirmed in 10 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The states that have reported cases to CDC are California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, […]

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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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A year ago, this boy slept for 11 days — here’s how he’s doing now

Last October, Wyatt Shaw fell asleep. He didn’t wake up for nearly two weeks. Then 7 years old, Wyatt served as a ring bearer at a wedding in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. He spent the evening making […]

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Ketogenic diet and epilepsy: An approach that can reduce seizures

The ketogenic diet is among the latest Hollywood health fads. But beyond its promotion from the likes of Kim Kardashian and LeBron James, the diet is making a world of difference for some children with […]

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Baby fell off the bed? Know the signs of concussion in toddlers and babies

When most people think of youth concussions, high school football and soccer come to mind. But in reality, concussions impact kids of all ages and activity levels, including infants and toddlers. “Young kids are susceptible […]

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Why do babies wear helmets?

Have you ever seen a baby in headgear and wondered, but didn’t want to ask mom “Why do babies wear helmets?” Also called a cranial orthotic, helmet therapy is a type of treatment prescribed for […]

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Does your child have unexplained headaches and vision loss? Consider pseudotumor cerebri

Children with slowly worsening headaches and vision loss, blurry vision or double vision may be experiencing increased pressure inside the skull. Sometimes there’s no obvious cause. Often, the condition is pseudotumor cerebri. Pseudotumor cerebri in […]

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Theaters post warnings about seizure concerns during ‘Incredibles 2’

If you’ve ever fired up an Xbox or PlayStation, you’ve likely seen the warning that certain video games can cause seizures. Recently, some theaters have posted health-related warning signs about animated film “Incredibles 2” after […]

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Responsive neurostimulation system gives teen with epilepsy her life back

When Destiny Beavin tackled her 260-pound brother to the ground, it was cause for celebration. Not just because he’s quite a bit larger than his younger sister, but also because Destiny used her right arm […]

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Norton Children’s neurologist uses acupuncture to help patients

Elizabeth S. Doll, M.D., completed years of medical training to become a child neurologist. But what most people don’t know is she also spent hundreds of hours at Harvard University, training in the art of […]

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