What is an EKG?

An electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG) is a painless test used to record the heart’s electrical activity and possibly reveal issues with the heart’s rhythm, such as an arrhythmia or other signs of underlying heart trouble. […]

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New program takes music therapy to the next level [Video]

From the studio to the stage, cancer patients at Norton Children’s Hospital are more like musicians-in-the-making. “The battle that they have done, and they are so resilient,” said Joseph M. Flynn, D.O., MPH, FACP, physician-in-chief, […]

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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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NicView live streaming cameras keep NICU babies and families close

Lindsay and David Rogers know what it feels like to leave a piece of their hearts in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) every time they had to say goodbye to their baby, Liam. Born […]

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Grace Kids! offers a safe haven from neighborhood crime in south Louisville

When the Rev. Corey Nelson became the pastor at Grace United Methodist Church (UMC) in South Louisville six years ago, he knew he was in for a challenge. “It was a high-crime, high-violence and high-poverty […]

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Pediatrician follows in his dad’s footsteps in Louisville’s south end

Mark Brockman Jr., M.D., recently joined Norton Children’s Medical Associates – Iroquois, where his father, Mark Brockman, M.D., has been practicing for 27 years, and where he first fell in love with medicine. After graduating […]

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How the new tax law may affect your gift to Norton Children’s Hospital

During this season of giving, there are several ways to support Norton Children’s Hospital while maximizing your tax savings. Because the new tax law doubled the standard deduction for both married and single filers, fewer […]

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Flu cases surging in Louisville area

UPDATE Friday, Jan. 4: Flu hits Louisville hard as Kentucky officials call the outbreak ‘widespread’   It appears flu season is upon us. Norton Children’s Medical Associates offices in Louisville and Southern Indiana confirmed more […]

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Holiday photos could warn of retinoblastoma in a child

Visiting with Santa. Opening presents. Cuddling a new toy. Taking photos of our little ones is a treasured part of our holiday celebrations. Beyond the joy these images bring, they also may signal a lifesaving […]

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A new heart and some new friends

During many of his 136 days at Norton Children’s Hospital to get a heart transplant, Bryson Justice watched construction workers do renovations. When he was ready to go home, he got a special sendoff from […]

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RSV — respiratory syncytial virus — almost killed my baby

This time last year, my husband and I were sitting in the Norton Children’s Hospital ”Just for Kids” Critical Care Center — decorated for Christmas — praying for our daughter’s life. Isla Mae was only […]

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A new pediatrician option in Crestwood and south Oldham County

When April R. Mattingly, M.D., walked into her pediatrics rotation as a medical student at the University of Louisville, she knew she belonged. “There was nothing else I wanted to do,” said Dr. Mattingly, who […]

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