Bourbon & Bowties raises $342,000 for Norton Children’s Child Life and therapy dogs program

The 10th annual Bourbon & Bowties celebrated all of the event’s honorees from the past nine years. Each of these remarkable honorees represents the more than 150,000 children who receive care at Norton Children’s Hospital […]

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Hot cars are no place for kids

It doesn’t have to be a hot summer day for a hot car-related injury or death to occur. It can get up to 50 degrees higher than the outside air temperature inside a car, and […]

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Elementary school kids raise $500,000 for Norton Children’s

The students of North Harrison Elementary School in Ramsey, Indiana, raised $39,543.53 for Norton Children’s during the 2018-2019 school year and celebrated with a fun-filled field trip to Louisville Slugger Field on May 15, 2019. […]

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6 signs your child may have asthma

Louisville, Kentucky, is no stranger to allergies or asthma, so knowing what to look for in your child is important. Louisville is the fifth most challenging city to live with asthma, according to the Asthma […]

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Tick-borne diseases do exist, but they’re rare

A Bullitt County toddler is making national headlines after being hospitalized due to Rocky Mountain spotted fever. And while the disease, which is spread by tick bites, does occur in Kentucky, doctors say tick-borne illness […]

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COOL Kids Triathlon is this Saturday

The 2019 COOL Kids Triathlon, brought to you by Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville, is Saturday, June 8. There’s still time to register! It’s not a race — the idea is to finish and have some fun trying […]

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$2,600 in dining gift certificates up for grabs through Bourbon & Bowties™ raffle

Enjoy dining out at 26 local restaurants if you are the winner of the 2019 Bourbon & Bowties™ raffle. A $25 ticket will give you a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to each […]

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Child diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes? 5 things all parents should know

I remember very clearly the day that my son Cooper was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. I was sitting with my husband and Cooper in the emergency department waiting to see the endocrinologist. As we […]

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What is dry drowning?

Every summer, children are lost or suffer long-term disabilities related to submersion injuries. Submersion injuries include drowning and near-drowning incidents. Frightening stories about “dry drowning” go viral on social media. You may scroll past them, […]

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The signs of drowning aren’t what you might think

As pools open for the summer, the number of drownings goes up. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, two-thirds of all drownings happen between May and August. The Norton Children’s Hospital emergency department sees an average […]

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Kentucky sudden infant deaths plunge in past 2 years

The number of sudden unexpected infant death (SUID) cases fell by more than half in Kentucky from 2016 to 2018, according to the Kentucky Department for Public Health. In 2016, 103 SUID cases were recorded […]

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Scoliosis screening recommended for children ages 9-12

Scoliosis screening is most helpful during an adolescent’s growth spurt beginning about age 10. If your health care provider detects a curve in the spine that needs treatment, a brace will often correct the condition […]

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