Norton Children's Infectious Diseases-Novak Center

Address: 411 E Chestnut St, 1st Floor
Louisville, KY 40202

Main Phone: 502-588-2348

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Hearing loss from an ear infection is almost always temporary — What parents need to know

An ear infection can cause hearing loss in a child, but the symptom is usually temporary and can last a few weeks or more even after the infection clears. The infection causes fluid to build […]

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My child is sick: When should I call the doctor?

It’s the middle of the night, and your child seems agitated and isn’t feeling well. You think: “My child is sick. Do I call the doctor? Do I wait until the morning?” Many new and […]

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Before COVID-19 and violence fears, Black youth suicide was a crisis

The suicide rate among Black youth had been rising faster than other groups for years before Black communities disproportionately were affected by COVID-19, and news of police violence increased awareness that youth of color may […]

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Rare congenital heart disease treated through combination of surgical techniques

Alyssa Claycomb considers her first two children “healthy as horses.” So during her pregnancy with her youngest child, Cayden Horton, the thought of congenital heart disease never entered her mind, let alone a very rare […]

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Sickle cell treatment: Red blood cell exchange therapy

Each year, about 1,000 babies are born in the U.S. with sickle cell disease (SCD), one of the most common genetic disorders. Curative options for SCD include bone marrow transplantation and the emerging gene therapies […]

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