Pediatric anesthesiologists tailor care to children’s needs

Anesthesia and sedation for children is safer than it has ever been, thanks to advances in clinician training as well as safer medications. Anesthesia and sedation make it possible for sick babies, children and teens […]

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Distraction from cell phones can lead to drowning

Germany had more than 300 drownings in the summer of 2018. The German Lifeguard Association (DLRG), the world’s largest lifeguard organization, issued a warning to parents in response: There is a direct link between being distracted by […]

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Hispana/Latina Feria de la salud

La Feria de Salud Hispana / Latina es un evento anual que ofrece exámenes de salud y actividades para adultos y niños.   Hispana/Latina Feria de la salud Sábado, 27 de julio del 2019 Iglesia […]

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Norton Children’s Hospital nationally recognized for combating overuse of antibiotics

Overuse of antibiotics is a worldwide problem, reducing the drug’s effectiveness and making serious bacterial infections resistant to treatment. For its efforts to improve antibiotic prescribing, Norton Children’s Hospital has been named an Antimicrobial Stewardship […]

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Splash ‘n’ Dash event honors local teen

This year marks the 11th anniversary of the passing of Max Gilpin, a local high school football player who suffered a heat stroke during a team practice. The community remembers Max’s legacy through the annual […]

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Get your child’s health care college ready: Health insurance for college students

Going to college is often the first time a young person lives outside his parents’ or guardians’ home, maybe the first time living in a new place. There’s a lot to do before moving into […]

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What is cystic fibrosis?

Cystic fibrosis (CF) affects about 30,000 children and adults in the United States, with approximately 1,000 cases diagnosed each year, according to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry.   What is cystic fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis […]

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Common and uncommon middle ear infection symptoms

Children are more likely than adults to get ear infections. If your child says his or her ear hurts, you may wonder: Could it be an ear infection? Middle ear infection (otitis media) is the […]

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Why to make a yearly well-child visit part of your child’s back-to-school routine

There’s a lot for families to do before children go back to school, no matter what grade they are entering. A yearly well-child physical may not seem an urgent thing to schedule, compared with everything […]

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CDC warns about disease outbreaks linked to pools

It’s finally summer. With the warm temperatures here to stay, many families are heading to swimming pools. Before you jump in, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a warning: Pools can carry […]

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New parent or new to town — meet a pediatrician at a Newbie Night this month

Norton Children’s Medical Associates monthly open houses allow parents to meet staff and see our practice locations. These “Newbie Nights” are perfect for expectant or new-to-the-area parents to meet providers and ask questions. Those looking […]

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Why would my child see a hospitalist?

There are a lot of different roles that make up a child’s care team when he or she is in a children’s hospital. A child can see nurses, nurse practitioners and any number of physician […]

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