Stories behind the scissors

Jerry Durbin Visible Changes Hair Studio “It touches my heart to see these kids be so brave, and this is my way of giving back to them.” Jerry in a clip: Veteran barber for various […]

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Show your favorite nurse some love

Our patients are on a journey — often one they didn’t choose. But they don’t travel alone. As Tonya Anderson, R.N., infant development specialist at Norton Children’s Hospital, wrote in a poem: “Don’t worry; we’ll […]

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Kids with asthma: The silent warriors

One. Two. My son follows my count, breathing through each syllable and the moment slowly passes. Three. Four. Five. These 5-second moments are routine in our house. His heart rate slows and his breathing returns […]

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Movie rehashes autism & vaccine debate

Robert De Niro has been in the news lately for a film he has a personal connection to, “Vaxxed,” which was pulled in April from the Tribeca Film Festival, which the actor co-founded. The film […]

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Clip? Trim? Shave? — Take a quiz!

Getting a new haircut can take some courage. But not as much courage as a child facing cancer. Take this fun quiz to determine what your next haircut should be, then register to clip, trim […]

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Being a rookie all over again

We’ve all heard the stories about great athletes who started at a very young age. The Williams sisters first picked up tennis rackets at 3 years old. Tiger Woods could barely talk when he appeared […]

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Plan the perfect Kidtucky Derby party!

The big race is just days away and it’s time to up the stakes on your Kentucky Derby party. Whether you are a seasoned party-planner or this is your first time watching the events from […]

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Put the brakes on texting and driving

This week the Washington Post reported on an 18-year-old who crashed her vehicle into another after attempting to exceed 100 mph on Snapchat’s speed filter. She was going 107 mph and, needless to say, permanently […]

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Pads, tampons, school, life: You got this!

As a teen girl you’ve got a lot of things on your mind. But your period doesn’t have to be one of them. Here are some answers to common worries among girls who are getting […]

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Diabetes doesn’t have to slow kids down

Kids need to play and move. It’s part of a healthy childhood. They’re meant to run around until they’re red in the face and exhausted. But when a child has Type 1 diabetes, vigorous activity, […]

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Laundry pods more dangerous than thought

They are brightly colored, cleverly packaged and look just like a sweet treat to a toddler. But laundry pods are anything but. A new study from the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, […]

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When words are not enough

Norton Children’s Hospital offers expressive art therapy to patients, their family members and caregivers free of charge as part of an integrative approach to care. Art therapy is an evidence-based practice that allows patients to […]

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