‘Go Gold’ to support kids with cancer

Kids’ cancer diagnoses haven’t stopped during the COVID-19 pandemic and neither has their fight. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and the time of the year when Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with UofL School […]

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Food allergies and school: How to get ready

If you have a child with a food allergy, the thought of sending them to school can be daunting. Managing food allergies and school often comes down to some prep work and organization. Here we […]

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$1.5 million in support to fund innovative pediatric cancer research

Louisville philanthropist Tom Dunbar will provide support up to $1.5 million to the Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation for pediatric cancer research at Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. This gift […]

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What causes heart failure in children?

Heart failure is a condition that can affect people of all ages. In heart failure, the heart doesn’t pump as efficiently as it should. What causes heart failure in children? What is heart failure? In […]

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Severe vitamin D deficiency in children can lead to rickets

A severe vitamin D deficiency in children can lead to rickets — a disease of the bones’ growth plates that can slow growth and deform bones. Sunlight is the primary source of vitamin D. Another […]

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What is Ewing sarcoma?

What is Ewing sarcoma? Ewing sarcoma is a type of malignant tumor that can occur in bone or soft tissue. Ewing sarcoma is the second-most common type of malignant bone tumor that affects children and […]

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Explicación de la tos seca en niños y otras toses

English versión: https://nortonchildrens.com/news/6-types-kids-coughs-explained/ La tos de un niño puede ser un signo de un simple resfriado o algo más serio que necesita atención médica. Aquí hay seis tipos de tos, incluida la tos seca en […]

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How to take temperature in children

If you suspect your child has a fever, taking your child’s temperature at home is the best way to know if it’s something that can be managed at home or if you need to seek [...]

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Allergic asthma most common in children

Allergic asthma affects more that 24 million people in the U.S., according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Allergic asthma is the most common type, with 60% of people with asthma experiencing this […]

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Friends and neighbors find themselves on pediatric cancer journey together

Kelsie Cooksey was devastated by the news from Katlyn Claywell, her friend, co-worker and Burkesville, Kentucky, neighbor, that Katlyn’s 19-month-old daughter Kamryn had been diagnosed with leukemia and needed prayers. Kelsie had a boy around […]

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Child with single ventricle defect thriving after surgeries, catheterizations

Avery Conover says she wants to drag race someday, just like her father, Ricky Conover. According to her mother, Kayla Conover, Avery is very independent and doesn’t give up. Kayla says that fighting spirit is […]

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What happens at a child’s sports physical?

At a sports physical, a provider will examine your child to make sure they are in adequate condition to participate safely in sports. Your provider will ask for your child’s medical history and do a […]

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