Erle H. Austin III, M.D., reflects on Norton Children’s Heart Institute growth

The newly opened Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) at Norton Children’s Hospital was made possible by gifts to the Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation and is specifically for cardiac patients. It provides an opportunity […]

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Send Valentines to kids at Norton Children’s

Be part of a very special Valentine’s Day wish to kids at Norton Children’s Hospital and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital. All e-cards will be printed and hand-delivered to a patient at random on Valentine’s […]

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Pediatricians carry on legacy of mentorship and patient care

The two pediatricians at Norton Children’s Medical Associates – Windy Hills have known each other since long before one of them was a doctor. When they met, one was one was a college student trying […]

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What to do about a toddler coughing at night

A toddler coughs when lying down? Maybe didn’t cough at all during the day, or not cough much, but started coughing at night? The reason is that mucus from the sinuses drains into the throat […]

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Long-term effects of Kawasaki disease include dangerous heart issues

Kawasaki disease — a rare condition that most often affects children under 5 — comes with symptoms such as rash, peeling skin, swelling, redness, drying and cracking of the lips and tongue. Another symptom is […]

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Blood disease HLH requires fast diagnosis and treatment

Recently, ESPN reporter Edward Aschoff passed away unexpectedly on his 34th birthday after a brief illness. His fiancée disclosed that he was diagnosed with multifocal pneumonia and was being treated for a “presumed diagnosis” of […]

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Brain injury in kids linked to common household items

When you think of traumatic brain injury (TBI), also called acquired brain injury (ABI), you may think of car crashes or sports injuries. However, a recent study shows that common home furnishings and fixtures are […]

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How to count carbs for Type 1 diabetes

I have lived with Type 1 diabetes for 21 years. Carbohydrate counting is as integral to a meal to me as chewing. And that’s because there’s a lot of math to think about when you […]

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Spine surgery using 3D technology saves Indiana girl from paralysis

An innovative surgery using 3D printing technology is alleviating pain for some of the most critical and complicated cases. A 13-year-old girl from Clarksville, Indiana is one of those cases. Haley Kessinger was born with […]

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How to help your child with grief after a celebrity death

Children, especially younger ones, process grief in different ways. Grief is not a feeling that we reserve solely for our loved ones; we also experience grief at the passing of people with whom we feel […]

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Childhood cancer patients and Louisville musicians produce remix of My Morning Jacket song

It’s unlikely Jim James was thinking of childhood cancer when he wrote the song “Victory Dance,” for My Morning Jacket’s 2011 record “Circuital.” The song, however, has become a rallying cry for the children and […]

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What to expect in a neurological exam

Your child was referred to a pediatric neurologist for a neurological exam, also called a neuro exam, part of a complete neurological evaluation. You know your pediatrician and generally what to expect during those visits. […]

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