Should my child get a flu shot? A pediatrician answers

With cooler temperatures and changing leaves, you may have pumpkin spice lattes and jack-o’-lanterns on your mind. However, pediatricians at Norton Children’s Medical Associates are gearing up instead for the upcoming flu season, which typically […]

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Buy a chance to win big, while helping others

How would you like to win a brand new home worth about $750,000 or a 2020 BMW 2 Series convertible and $10,000 cash, as well as benefit the Children’s Hospital Foundation? Tickets are available now […]

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Parents: How safe are the apps your teen uses?

Social media and technology can increase communication and access to a world of possibilities, but they also can contribute to bullying and dangerous activities. Do you know what apps your teen is using? We’ve created […]

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Norton Children’s Neurosurgery using new virtual reality brain-modeling technology

There is an amount of uncertainty with any type of neurosurgery. Neurosurgeons study a patient’s medical history, current condition, and computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to plan for surgery. However, those […]

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New parent or new to town? Meet a pediatrician at a Newbie Night this month

Norton Children’s Medical Associates monthly open houses allow parents to meet staff and see our practice locations. These “Newbie Nights” are perfect for parents who are expecting or new to the area to meet providers […]

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Family’s journey with child’s neuroblastoma goes from shock to hope

Andrea and Barry Smith will never forget April 25, 2018. That’s the day their 18-month-old daughter, Emaleigh, had a computed tomography (CT) scan that threw the family into a tailspin. The Smiths had barely gotten […]

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2019 Enterprise Golf Scramble Classic honoree inspired family and followers with her life

The story of Aadya Lincey, this year’s honoree for the 2019 Enterprise Golf Scramble Classic, began a few months prior to her birth. Her parents received a devastating diagnosis during an ultrasound. Their baby girl […]

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So your child wets the bed: Should you be concerned?

Bed-wetting can be frustrating and uncomfortable for you and your child. But for most families, it’s a common part of childhood. Do you know when bed-wetting becomes an issue that needs treatment from a pediatric […]

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Babyproofing your home

Every year, more than 3.2 million children are injured in their homes seriously enough to need emergency medical care. More children in the United States die from unintentional, preventable injuries than from all diseases combined. […]

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What is sickle cell disease?

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is one of the most common genetic disorders in the world. Each year, 1,000 babies in the U.S. and 500,000 children worldwide are born with the condition, according to the Sickle […]

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Latina women are at greater risk for gestational diabetes

During National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, we celebrate the cultures of U.S. residents with ancestry from Spain, Mexico, and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Did […]

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Bad Australian flu season could spell trouble in U.S.

Australia just experienced one of its worst flu seasons on record, and experts are warning this could mean an early and rough flu season for the United States. Flu season in Australia usually spans from […]

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