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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New mural at Norton Children’s Hospital welcomes patients

If you drive by Norton Children’s Hospital, you may notice the outside has gotten a little more colorful. Norton Children’s teamed up with local artists Often Seen, Rarely Spoken to complete a mural on the […]

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After 31 days in a coma, Owensboro teen returns home in time for Christmas

Two years ago, 16-year-old Grant Oller had a slight cough the morning after attending a dance with friends. The cough got worse, and after he felt exhausted and developed a sore throat, he went to […]

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With the ring of a bell, kids mark the end of chemotherapy

With a few tugs on a knotted rope, 16-year-old Jillian Hebermehl rang the bell that marked the end of her chemotherapy. The ringing echoed past cheering nurses, signifying an incredible milestone for yet another pediatric […]

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Donation furthers research of CAR-T, precision medicine and innovative pediatric cancer treatments

A Louisville philanthropist’s $288,000 commitment to the Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation will help further research into CAR-T cell immunotherapy and other potentially life-changing novel treatments for kids with cancer. Tom Dunbar, who has now given […]

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Reluctance to get a COVID-19 vaccine could hamper its effectiveness

La renuencia de obtener una vacuna del COVID-19 puede obstaculizar su efectividad As vaccination against COVID-19 is on the horizon, physicians and public health officials are concerned that this potentially lifesaving measure will be viewed [...]

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A natural Christmas tree in the house is unlikely to prompt a reaction in babies

Can a baby be allergic to a Christmas tree? Mold spores on a fresh-cut Christmas tree can aggravate allergies in older children and adults, but inhaling mold, pollen, pet dander and other frequent causes of [...]

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Well-child visits: More than just vaccinations

Well-child visits are often associated with the vaccinations that children need early in life and for school. But well-child visits are crucial to a child’s overall well-being. These visits are an opportunity to screen your […]

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Donations of more than $317,000 advance health care in Louisville and Southern Indiana

It takes the generosity of everyone in the community to enable Norton Healthcare and Norton Children’s to provide quality care regardless of patients’ ability to pay. These generous gifts help the Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation […]

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2021 Facility Dog Calendars Now Available

Love dogs? Love kids? Love the holidays? The 2021 Paws for Days facility dog wall calendar is on sale now. The calendars are available for sale online for $20, with free shipping, and proceeds support […]

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Busy kids eating too many treats is a constipation recipe

Causes of constipation in children — exciting distractions from the potty and servings of sweet, rich foods — are plentiful at the holidays. “Kids are notorious for having trouble with their regular diets,” said Jameel T. […]

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Ways to support Norton Children’s Hospital this holiday giving season

Holiday giving season is officially upon us! There are plenty of ways you can support children who need your help. Donations to the not-for-profit Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation support Norton Children’s Hospital and may be […]

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