Postponed: Newbie Nights

In an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus and COVID-19, the illness it causes, Norton Children’s is postponing Newbie Nights at all of our Norton Children’s Medical Associates pediatrician offices. If you are […]

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Half of child poisonings due to adults removing safety packaging

Parents and grandparents are unintentionally contributing to 50,000 emergency room visits each year by removing prescription drugs’ child-resistant packaging. According to the Journal of Pediatrics, more than half of children under age 5 who are […]

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Talking to kids about coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

With news about the new coronavirus and the disease it causes (COVID-19) changing by the day, keep in mind that your kids are hearing about it too, even if they don’t bring it up. They’re […]

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Radiothon raises $105,276for kids at Norton Children’s Hospital

Thousands of children at Norton Children’s Hospital will get much-needed help battling cancer, heart conditions and other diseases. Radio station 99.7 DJX hosted the 11th Norton Children’s Hospital Radiothon with support from 102.3 Jack-FM, B96.5, […]

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Daylight saving time and kids: Tips to ease the lost hour

We all know the drill — twice a year we change our clocks to account for daylight saving time. Daylight time starts this Sunday, March 8, when we will “spring forward” by one hour. (Remember […]

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Influenza B is strong in Louisville this year and can be severe in children

More than half the flu cases in children confirmed by Norton Healthcare providers in the Louisville area have been of the influenza B strain in recent weeks. Influenza B, which according to the Centers for […]

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Mural brings interactive art to Norton Children’s Hospital

Many children and families come to Norton Children Hospital at their most vulnerable time. Children in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and children with conditions such as congenital heart disease and childhood cancer may […]

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Norton Healthcare, University of Louisville finalize pediatric integration

The affiliation between Norton Healthcare, UofL Physicians – Pediatrics and the University of Louisville School of Medicine was finalized on Sunday, March 1, 2020. Under the newly formed Norton Children’s Medical Group, affiliated with the […]

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As an adult with congenital heart disease, a 27-year-old is giving back

To look at Samantha Stallings today as an active, working adult, you would never know that she’s been fighting for her health all 27 of her years. Her journey with Norton Children’s began the day […]

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When is the flu an emergency for kids?

It’s 2 a.m. and your child has a high fever. The signs of the flu are there. Body aches? Check. Sore throat? Check. Cough? Check. Runny nose? Check. Chills? Check. Headache? Check. Fatigue? Check. At […]

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How to manage your child’s NICU stay

Your baby has been admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the hospital. There is a dedicated team working together to care for your child, and there’s no lack of services to help […]

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Can my child with diabetes take medicine for a cold?

When your child is sick, you want to do everything you can to help him or her feel better. The cold-and-flu aisle can be a minefield for parents of children with Type 1 or Type […]

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