Boy regains use of left side of body after brain tumor, stroke

Anthony Brettnacher makes friends wherever he goes, according to his mother, Cierra Brettnacher. At age 2, Anthony was diagnosed with a brain tumor, juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma (JPA), an optic pathway glioma. Since then, he’s had […]

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Child thrives after retinopathy of prematurity and NICU stay

Lindsay Rogers and her husband, David, tried for 16 months to get pregnant, including three cycles of fertility medications. As she considered whether seeing a fertility specialist might be the next step, she became pregnant […]

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Send a stuffed animal to a kid at Norton Children’s Hospital this Valentine’s Day

People like you helped raise tens of thousands of dollars to support kids at Norton Children’s Hospital by sending stuffed animals through SendAFriend — an online store that ships fluffy friends with personalized messages. This […]

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Send Valentine’s Day cheer to children at Norton Children’s facilities

Community members have an opportunity to send children who are patients at Norton Children’s facilities a Valentine’s Day greeting. The greetings can be selected at NortonChildrens.com/Valentine. From Feb. 1 to 10, 2021, people can choose […]

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Norton Children’s Medical Group pediatrician office now open in Jeffersontown

Norton Children’s Medical Group, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, announces the opening of Norton Children’s Medical Group – Jeffersontown. Norton Children’s Medical Group now has 25 locations to serve your family throughout Louisville […]

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Norton Children’s cancer physician focused on finding new treatments for solid tumors in children

Natalie F. Slone, D.O., pediatric hematologist/oncologist with Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, always knew she wanted to be a doctor. According to Dr. Slone, her mother said she talked […]

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Family embraces clubfoot treatment for daughter

On Christmas morning, 2 year-old Mila Naik woke up without her clubfoot brace. She was not happy with her mom, Devin, who in the midst of Christmas Eve merriment, thought it best for Mila to […]

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Treating juvenile idiopathic arthritis when it strikes the eyes

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis can affect the child’s eyes. Uveitis — inflammatory eye disease — happens when the inner parts of the eye become inflamed. It isn’t usually painful, and the eyes aren’t usually red or […]

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Flu and vomiting: Stomach flu or influenza?

Flu is a word that is commonly used for influenza, an illness caused by a virus that causes symptoms in the nose, throat and lungs. Gastroenteritis, often called the “stomach flu,” is not the same [...]

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How to choose a pediatrician

Navigating a pregnancy, moving to a new city or even moving to a new neighborhood can cause a lot of upheaval for a family. Whether you’re choosing a pediatrician for the first time, looking to […]

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Dunkin joins Norton Children’s Hospital Emergency Department

Thanks to the generous support of PetSmart Charities, there’s a new furry staff member working in the emergency department at Norton Children’s Hospital. Dunkin, a highly-trained facility dog, and his handler, Cami Vereschagin, certified child […]

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Helping kids with pulmonary conditions accomplish their goals

Scott G. Bickel, M.D., was drawn to pediatric pulmonology by the bonds he would be able to develop with children and their families. He sums up his work as helping kids with pulmonary conditions lead […]

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