How to practice social distancing with kids

It’s not always easy to practice social distancing with kids. Kids love to explore and play together — so asking them to keep their distance can be tough. But there are ways that parents can […]

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Schools are making reopening plans — don’t put off vaccinations

Indiana schools are set to reopen in late July, and Jefferson County Public Schools are targeting late August. Even though the exact plans for the school year are still up in the air due to […]

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Teen completes treatment for B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia amid COVID-19 pandemic

Eli Thompson dreams of becoming a basketball coach. While the sophomore at Central Hardin High School in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, may have his sights set on championship wins on the court, he has achieved an even […]

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Prevent coronavirus spread: Don’t touch your face

Touching your face may be a habit you don’t realize you have. One study shows that a person can touch their face up to 23 times per hour. Norton Children’s wants every child to be […]

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10 years of Home & BMW raffle houses

Since 2011 there have been nine winners of a brand-new home in Norton Commons. In 2020 there will be a lucky No. 10. The Norton Children’s Hospital Home & BMW Raffle is celebrating its 10th [...]

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Find a pediatrician with virtual Newbie Night

Despite the change in many of our daily routines during the COVID-19 pandemic, babies are still being born, and those newborns still need medical care. Our Norton Children’s Medical Group offices are open and seeing patients, but [...]

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Transforming endocrinology care into one of the best in the nation

Since Louisville native and endocrinologist Kupper A. Wintergerst, M.D., arrived at Norton Children’s Hospital in 2006, he has expanded the endocrinology and diabetes program from a single physician and nurse practitioner to 10 physicians and […]

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Cover your cough to be a Super Kid: Cough into elbow

Coughing and sneezing can spread illness — everything from the common cold to COVID-19. Wearing a mask is just one part of being a Super Kid; covering your cough by coughing into your elbow is […]

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Dehydration symptoms in kids and what parents can do

The early hot days of summer can mean getting caught off guard by heat-related illnesses, such as dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that in the […]

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Tickets on sale for the Norton Children’s Hospital Home & BMW Raffle

Tickets are available now for the 10th annual Norton Children’s Hospital Home & BMW Raffle. The raffle offers a chance to win a new home in Norton Commons valued at approximately $750,000 and a 2021 […]

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Mitral valve prolapse is rarely serious and often has no symptoms

The heart condition of mitral valve prolapse, also known as floppy valve syndrome, involves two flaps in a heart valve that don’t close smoothly or evenly. The condition, which requires monitoring once diagnosed, affects 2% […]

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Don’t delay your child’s well-baby visit schedule

With the COVID-19 outbreak still going on in the community, new parents may wonder: Can we delay the baby checkup schedule a little bit? The baby is eating well and is healthy. Is it worth […]

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