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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La renuencia de obtener una vacuna del COVID-19 puede obstaculizar su efectividad

Public concern about the new COVID-19 vaccines represents a challenge to a key strategy in fighting the pandemic A medida la vacuna en contra del COVID-19 se encuentra en el horizonte, los doctores y oficiales [...]

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Kids may be feeling the pandemic stresses more than you realize — Here’s how to help them

There are ways to help children and teens with anxiety, stress and fear resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Kids may feel anxious even if they or their families haven’t had any direct exposure to the […]

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Congenital heart defects can go unnoticed into adulthood

Undetected congenital heart defects (CHD) are rare, but some babies can grow into adolescence or early adulthood before noticing any symptoms. Congenital heart defects affect nearly 1 out of every 100 babies born in the […]

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Families and children need psychosocial help getting through the pediatric cancer journey

Counseling children with cancer has become more important in recent years for a simple reason. It used to be that not many kids with cancer got to grow up. Now they do. That is great […]

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Giving spina bifida families the care they need

Ian S. Mutchnick, M.D., is on a mission to help spina bifida patients and their families navigate this complex health condition with ease. “I feel honored to be able to help families with what is […]

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Norton Children’s launches pediatric COVID-19 follow-up clinic

There’s a new option for kids with prolonged symptoms after COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus. Norton Children’s Infectious Diseases, affiliated with the University of Louisville School of Medicine, has opened a COVID-19 Follow-up […]

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Bellarmine students holding sixth annual dance marathon for Norton Children’s

The Bellarmine University Dance Marathon (BUDM) will always be special to Katie Casale, because she has been on both sides of event — as an event founder when she was a student and now as […]

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What an asthma attack looks like in a child

An asthma attack in a child can be scary. Wheezing — a whistling sound especially when exhaling — is the classic sign of an attack or flare-up. Other common signs are coughing, chest tightness and […]

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Cruisin’ for a Claus has donated more than $35,000 worth of toys

One of the only things that Chris Gore and his friends love as much as cars is helping children in their community. Chris and many of his friends own hot rods or classic cars and […]

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How to recognize stress in children

Stress in children can show up as mood swings, acting out, changes in sleep patterns or bed-wetting. Some kids have physical reactions, including stomachaches and headaches. Others have trouble concentrating or completing schoolwork. Still others [...]

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Clubfoot treatment: Ponseti method can help children

Clubfoot, sometimes known as club leg, affects roughly 1 out of 1,000 newborns. Clubfoot treatment, including the Ponseti method, can begin soon after birth. Treatment with a pediatric orthopedist can give children with clubfoot the […]

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