When should my child transition from pediatric to adult care?

Every child eventually grows out of their pediatrician’s office, but the path to finding a new adult primary care provider doesn’t have to be stressful. “A little bit of planning and preparation can help your […]

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Are skateboards and hoverboards safe? Injuries from these toys are on the rise

Hoverboards and skateboards are popular toys for kids, but orthopedic surgeons in Louisville are seeing more children who are injured from falls on these types of ride-on toys. “Some parents may wonder if skateboards or […]

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Some activities may cause noise-induced hearing loss in children

Some recreational activities can cause permanent damage to a child’s hearing. Noise-induced hearing loss could be caused by prolonged or sudden exposure to excessive noises, such as concerts, sporting events, fireworks, loud toys or video […]

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Questions to ask about a child’s cancer diagnosis

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, it can be overwhelming for the patient and their entire family. Parents likely will have many questions, especially in the beginning, and providers encourage them to be inquisitive […]

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Exercise’s added benefits for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia survivors

The added benefits of exercise for survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) can include psychological well-being, improved quality of life and lower risk of long-term effects — like broken bones or chronic diseases — from […]

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Childhood cancer survivor raises money for care and plans to become a nurse

Olivia “Liv” Miller was an active toddler and constantly on the go. When she started showing signs of fatigue and generally not being herself, her mother and father took her to their pediatrician in Owensboro, […]

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A neurologist isn’t always necessary for child’s concussion treatment

If your child has experienced a concussion, whether it happened during a sporting event or another type of accident, seeing a neurologist is not always necessary. Most primary care providers are able to offer guidance […]

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How often should parents bathe their baby?

Infants and newborns have sensitive skin, and daily baths with soap can be irritating. Overbathing can lead to dryness, itchiness or a rash that can develop into a skin infection. “Parents often wonder how often […]

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What to pack in your child’s ‘chemo bag’

When a child is diagnosed with cancer and has to start chemotherapy, it can be overwhelming for the entire family. Preparing, however, and arriving at the Norton Children’s Infusion Center with a “chemo bag” — […]

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Suicide rates in children on the rise during COVID-19

If you or someone you know may be considering suicide, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-8255 (en español: (888) 628-9454; deaf and hard of hearing: dial 711, then 1 (800) 273-8255) or the Crisis Text Line by […]

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RSV vs. COVID-19: 1 respiratory virus has been much more prevalent this winter

Respiratory illnesses like respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and COVID-19 have been spreading this winter, but pediatricians have seen COVID-19 significantly outpace RSV in recent months. In mid-February, pediatrician offices with Norton Children’s Medical Group, affiliated […]

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La esteatosis hepática no alcohólica (EHNA) es el tipo más común de

La esteatosis hepática no alcohólica (EHNA) es el tipo más común de enfermedad hepática crónica en menores y gente joven, y los proveedores de la salud están registrando más casos de esta afección junto con […]

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