Nurse recalls delivering her NICU grad daughter at 25 weeks

Natalie Jacobs, MSN, R.N., NPD-BC had worked a full shift as a nurse manager at Norton Children’s Hospital on Jan. 28, 2019. When she got home, she realized she was spotting. Pregnant at 25 weeks, […]

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Helping the NICU babies their daughter didn’t get to be with for long

Books and words have always been important to Carter and Sara Ruml. When it came time to put together a nursery in anticipation of their daughter’s birth, they settled on a children’s book theme. After […]

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Nurse with ACHD cares for kids with congenital heart disease

When Ashley Eastman, R.N., has an appointment to monitor her adult congenital heart disease (ACHD), she simply leaves her desk, walks to the front desk, checks in, and waits to be called. As a nurse […]

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Pediatric orthopedist: Kids need to ease back into sports

Young athletes coming off a long layoff too quickly can put themselves at risk for injury. There are steps kids can take to lessen their chances of injury as they return to previous activity levels. […]

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Overuse injuries a risk for kids playing baseball year-round

Youth baseball puts a lot of stress on young arms, which can result in shoulder or elbow injuries sometimes called “little league shoulder” or elbow. “These kids are throwing harder sometimes than their elbow can […]

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Professionalism, compassion and popsicles for Owensboro girl with dangerous vascular condition

When Molly Knott was 2, the toddler took a spill in the kitchen and her mother reflexively scooped her up, grasping her under her arms. That’s when she first noticed a lump under Molly’s left […]

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Annual Festival of Trees & Lights, Snow Ball move online

Home for the holidays has a new meaning for many this year. To help you get ready, the annual Festival of Trees & Lights, presented by Republic Bank, and Snow Ball, presented by Konica Minolta, […]

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Young woman with sickle cell disease starts over

Jalen Matthews is embarking on a new journey in life. A University of Kentucky graduate, she is living on her own for the first time in a new city. She is pursuing a master’s degree […]

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Kids’ fevers: When to be concerned

A child with a fever can be scary in normal times. These days, it’s especially so. Here are some steps to take when it happens, and how to know when a fever is too high [...]

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Snow Ball at home — Make this year’s event special to help Norton Children’s Hospital

The annual Snow Ball benefiting Norton Children’s Hospital will be an at-home affair this year, with special gourmet meal packages available from some of Louisville’s top restaurants and a livestreamed event on Nov. 21. A […]

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Take care of your sick child without getting others — or yourself — sick

Temperatures have dropped, and it’s officially cold and flu season. Here are some tips for staying well as you nurse your little one back to health. It’s not too late to get a flu shot […]

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Halloween still can be fun and safer

Kids knocking on doors collecting candy? Crowded costume parties? Haunted houses full of screaming? Hayrides with folks from outside your household? Sorry, not this year. But there are ways to have Halloween fun while taking […]

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