What is biofeedback training for incontinence in kids?

Enuresis refers to urine leaking in kids old enough to have developed bladder control. Enuresis can happen during the day (daytime wetting) or at night (nighttime wetting). Biofeedback training uses video games to help teach […]

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Body changes during puberty mean personal hygiene changes for boys

Preteen and teen boys go through a lot of changes during puberty: everything from growth spurts to growing hair in new places. As the body changes, boys may need to add new steps to their […]

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An alternative to surgery for chronic constipation in kids with neurogenic bowel

An estimated one in three children suffers from constipation at some point. In fact, constipation in kids is the cause of thousands of pediatrician visits every year, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Constipation […]

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Spina Bifida Clinic recognized for its efforts

For its innovative and continued dedication to patients with spina bifida, Norton Medical Group recently received the Spina Bifida Service Award from the Spina Bifida Association of Kentucky. Dennis Peppas, M.D., medical director, Norton Children’s […]

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Kidney stones on the rise among kids, especially in the summer

Kidney stones, once considered a disorder mostly for adults, are showing up in children more than ever. Kidney stones, hard deposits made of minerals and salts that form inside the kidneys, can affect any part […]

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Boys to men: What to expect when boys go through puberty

Boys go through a lot of changes when they reach puberty. (You can thank testosterone!)

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Monthly spina bifida clinic coordinates care

Avery Richardson turned 3 in December, but the Shelbyville, Kentucky, girl has already been through more than most kids. Avery has undergone six operations, including two in the days immediately after her birth. Avery has […]

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Nurse practitioner’s career has been dedicated to caring for children

A Louisville native, Ann Muth knows the River City just about as well as she knows pediatric urology. She grew up here and attended Mercy Academy before earning a degree in biology from Bellarmine University. […]

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Urologist Dr. Peppas on the Army, John Wayne and cooking

In his own words, Dennis Peppas, M.D., pediatric urologist, Norton Children’s Urology, started in health care to get back at his pediatrician. And it turned into a passion that took him around the country. Dr. […]

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Puberty: Having ‘the talk’ with your children

Moms and dads with children nearing puberty know exactly what you mean if you ask, “So have you had the talk yet?” Erin Berkley-Sizemore, APRN, spoke this week with WHAS11’s Rachel Platt about when puberty […]

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Power Foods – Frozen Yogurt Pops

Eating yogurt and other cultured dairy products (fermented with “good” bacteria) regularly may decrease the risk for urinary tract infections by up to 80 percent. When selecting yogurt for your child, it is important to […]

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Power Foods – Berry Smoothie

Cranberries, blueberries, raspberries, oh my! Berries promote urinary tract health and provide protection against infection with an important compound that helps fight bacteria and keeps it from sticking to the lining of the urinary tract. […]

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