Childhood cancer patients and Louisville musicians produce remix of My Morning Jacket song

It’s unlikely Jim James was thinking of childhood cancer when he wrote the song “Victory Dance,” for My Morning Jacket’s 2011 record “Circuital.” The song, however, has become a rallying cry for the children and […]

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What to expect in a neurological exam

Your child was referred to a pediatric neurologist for a neurological exam, also called a neuro exam, part of a complete neurological evaluation. You know your pediatrician and generally what to expect during those visits. […]

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What is a growth plate fracture?

Everyone of us, young and old, is at risk for taking a stumble and breaking a bone, an injury also called a fracture. Children, however, are at risk for an additional type of injury: the […]

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How do fad diets affect diabetes?

At the start of the new year, getting healthy and losing weight are on the minds of many. There are a lot of diets out there to choose from –– and while many diets promote […]

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How long does the cold virus live on surfaces?

Cold viruses can survive on indoor surfaces for up to seven days, but are infectious only for about 24 hours. Generally, they last longer on hard, nonporous surfaces such as plastic or stainless steel. The […]

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New facility dog to join Norton Children’s team thanks to PetSmart Charities

The four-legged medical staff at Norton Children’s Hospital will soon have a new co-worker. PetSmart Charities Inc. has provided a $50,000 gift to the Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation to add a facility dog to Norton […]

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How to prevent birth defects

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. Birth defects are health conditions that a child has at birth. The condition may be immediately apparent or may be found by testing. Some conditions may not be […]

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(Air) fried chicken nugget recipe

Chicken nuggets are an incredibly popular ‑ and versatile — food. They can act as an appetizer, a salad topping or an entree. Kids and adults enjoy them, so they’re sure to be a crowd […]

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Period cramps: What is normal for girls?

Menstrual cramps, also called period cramps, often are considered just an annoying, painful part of the menstrual period to be endured. However, period cramps can vary widely in frequency and severity. It can be tough […]

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The HPV vaccine: Myths and Truths

You don’t have to look far to find conflicting information on the news, the Internet and from family and friends. The HPV vaccine protects against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), and both girls and […]

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VIDEO: Virtual tour of Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Young patients with serious heart conditions — and their families — have moved into the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Norton Children’s Hospital. What does a patient room look like? What does it […]

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Leukemia survivor credits his patient journey for choosing to go to medical school

In the weeks leading up to Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, 13-year-old Bradley Wilson was feeling sick. He’d gone to his pediatrician and was told that it was just a virus. Friday night, Aug. 28, he […]

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