Adult congenital heart disease: Growing up and growing old with ACHD

In 1940, children born with severe congenital heart disease (CHD) had less than a 10% chance of living to age 18. Over the years advanced new treatments, including surgeries, were developed. Survival rates improved: Children […]

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Should my child get a flu shot? A pediatrician answers

With cooler temperatures and changing leaves, you may have pumpkin spice lattes and jack-o’-lanterns on your mind. However, pediatricians at Norton Children’s Medical Group, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, are gearing up instead […]

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Nurse navigator found her ‘niche’ in childhood cancer

When Frances Price, R.N., was a teenager, she felt a calling to nursing. She had watched her grandfather struggle with health complications, including heart attacks and strokes. Today, as a patient navigator with Norton Children’s […]

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Pediatrician, brain surgeon and oncologist team up to help boy recover

In 2016, not long after his fourth birthday, Jameson Milby started having headaches, nausea and vomiting. “I’m one of those moms who calls the doctor for a scrape on the knee, so I made an […]

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Qué hacer con un niño pequeño que tose por la noche

¿Un niño pequeño tose cuando está acostado? ¿Quizás no tosió en absoluto durante el día, o no tosió mucho, pero empezó a toser por la noche? La razón es que la mucosidad de los senos […]

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¿Cuándo es la gripe o el COVID-19 una emergencia para los niños?

Son las 2 a.m. y su hijo tiene fiebre alta. ¿Los signos de la gripe están ahí o es COVID-19? En ese momento, los pensamientos de los padres pueden acelerarse: “¿Debo llamar al pediatra o […]

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Home & BMW Raffle grocery winners give every year

When Richard Stocke found out he won groceries for a year from the 2019 Norton Children’s Hospital Home & BMW Raffle monthly prize drawing last October, he was shocked. “It’s the biggest thing I’ve ever […]

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Doctor uses own journey with Type 1 diabetes to help patients

When Ryan J. Dyess, M.D., treats kids with Type 1 diabetes, he knows well what his patients are going through. Dr. Dyess has dealt with Type 1 for most of his life. He is the […]

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Is there a juvenile arthritis diet?

Eating a balanced diet is important for supporting the health and immune system of all growing children. Parents may look to a certain diet in the hopes that it may lessen JIA symptoms for their […]

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Asthma peak week: What parents should know

There is a week every September when asthma attacks, asthma episodes and hospitalizations from asthma are at their highest. Known as “asthma peak week” by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, the third week […]

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Faced with childhood cancer, family chooses joy over sadness

“Your child has cancer.” Those are words no parent ever wants to hear. It’s heartbreaking news that takes you on an emotional roller coaster, filled with difficult decisions. Emily and Jason Fox’s son Boone was […]

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New guidelines on when kids should get the flu shot

With this year’s flu season coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic, pediatricians are urging parents to get their kids’ flu shots sooner rather than later. In newly released guidelines, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) strongly […]

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