Surgeons use 3D model to prepare more precisely for teen’s complex scoliosis treatment

Gracie Latkovski is sitting up straighter and breathing easier after undergoing state-of-the-art spine surgery. Her surgeons were able to be precise in her complex surgery by preparing with the help of a 3D printed replica […]

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New study shows parents may be unaware of a child’s suicidal thoughts

Suicide, including child suicide, is a public health issue. Suicide rates have been rising in nearly every U.S. state, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2016, suicide became the second […]

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‘Momo Challenge’ serves as reminder to monitor what kids watch online

Another online challenge is causing concern for local parents. The “Momo Challenge” is a game illustrated by a disturbing character. Momo supposedly pops up in YouTube and social media videos and encourages self-harm and even […]

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How to manage diabetes during a cold or flu

Every child comes down with a sore throat, cold or minor illness from time to time. When your child with diabetes is ill, there are simple steps you can take to help manage blood sugar […]

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Dental health is an important part of your child’s overall health

Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month. The month focuses on raising awareness about the importance of oral health. To celebrate, here are some facts that can help families […]

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4 myths and truths about talking to your child about sex

These days children often are exposed to adult language, images and behaviors before they are developmentally prepared to handle them. As children see and hear these at a younger age, parents need to start thinking […]

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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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Genetic rarity: All 3 Byler children inherit the same cardiomyopathy heart defect

Elizabeth and Andrew Byler were devastated when their first child, Emily, was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect. A few years later, they were shocked to discover their second child, Ethan, also had a heart […]

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Families of children with heart conditions get help and guidance finding their way through a new world

If your child has been diagnosed with a heart condition, this is no time to be on your own learning about the condition, worrying about the finances of treatment, coordinating appointments with specialists — the […]

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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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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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Teens can learn healthy habits from parent and pediatric gynecologist

If you have tweens or teens, you’ve no doubt noticed things have changed since you were that age. Maybe you talked about puberty and sex with your parents, or maybe they left it to a […]

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