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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Growing rods and magnetic rods for early onset scoliosis

Growing rods and a new, less invasive technique — magnetic rods — offer surgical alternatives for children with early onset scoliosis who don’t respond well to casting and whose curve is likely to get worse […]

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Pequeño repunte en los casos de COVID-19 en el Norton Children’s Hospital; se anima la vacunación

This post is also available in English Después de semanas de no tener niños internados en Norton Children’s Hospital con COVID-19, ahora hay típicamente dos o tres en el hospital en cualquier momento que están […]

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A child’s first menstrual period can be especially heavy if ovulation hasn’t started

A menstrual period without ovulation — a common occurrence in adolescents — can be quite heavy as they are bleeding solely because the uterus lining has outgrown the blood supply. “This is the reason why […]

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Cleft lip and palate: 5 things to know

Cleft lip and cleft palate or a combination of the two are some of the most common birth defects in children: 1 in every 700 babies is born with a cleft lip, cleft palate or […]

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Erica Stevens, M.D., MPH forms long-term bonds with pediatric pulmonology patients

Treating children with asthma, cystic fibrosis and other respiratory conditions, Erica Stevens, M.D., MPH, gets to see her patients and their families over months and years. This ongoing relationship with patients and their families is […]

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Small uptick in COVID-19 cases at Norton Children’s Hospital; vaccination encouraged

Pequeño repunte en los casos de COVID-19 en el Norton Children’s Hospital; se anima la vacunación After weeks with no children admitted to Norton Children’s Hospital with COVID-19, there are now typically two or three […]

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