Peyton Manning’s wisdom for young athletes

Former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning sat down with Jason Frakes, Courier-Journal high school sports writer, to discuss his career, retirement, thoughts on children playing football and advice for high school athletes. At the Kentuckiana Sports […]

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Has your child athlete had enough?

In a world of travel ball and year-round practices, the pressure on young athletes is higher than ever. While consistent development can help a child hone their skills, it also can lead to overuse injuries, […]

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Finally a KY health ranking to be proud of

It’s no secret that our region has a child obesity problem. But it appears we are doing something about it. GoNoodle is out with its first Kids Movement Index, which ranked the top states and […]

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7 ways to help kids understand tragedy

Driving my children to camp the other morning, we listened to the radio DJs talking about the mass shooting in Orlando. Since the normal light and airy tone was replaced by something much more somber, […]

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Snapchat Rewind: Bourbon & Bowties

Each year, Bourbon & Bowties is held in honor or memory of a child who was cared for at Norton Children’s Hospital, and each year’s event features a custom-designed bow tie and tie created with […]

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Doctor describes horrors of sex abuse

***This article includes graphic details*** As a medical resident, I saw a 4-year-old girl with a large tear in her vagina that required surgery to put it back together. I couldn’t image what had happened. […]

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Graduating from 12 years of surgeries

Shearice Harrison cheered just like any other mom as her son, Jerren, walked across the New Albany High School stage to get his diploma. But she wasn’t just celebrating his academic achievements; she reveled in […]

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Throwback Thursday: A champ for kids

On Oct. 27, 1966, Muhammad Ali met Doug Jones in a six-round exhibition bout at Freedom Hall. But it wasn’t just about the boxing. The match-up was a benefit for the Children’s Hospital Foundation, which […]

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A grandfather’s gift

Willie Sequeira was diagnosed with leukemia in 2013 just weeks after celebrating his fourth birthday. As his treatment proceeded, he began spending more time in the Addison Jo Blair Cancer Care Center at Norton Children’s […]

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How to remove a tick from a child

Are you planning on spending more time outdoors this summer? You may want to be ready to know how to remove a tick from a child. Ronald Paul, M.D., division chief of emergency medicine at [...]

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Snapchat Rewind: Wings for Kids

On Saturday and Sunday, planes took to the skies over Bill Fluke Airfield in E.P. “Tom” Sawyer Park for Wings for Kids, a fundraising event for Norton Children’s Hospital presented by the IPA Foundation. The […]

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It’s never too early for OM

Stress and anxiety are becoming issues for more and more children. Signs of stress and anxiety in children include the following symptoms: • Stomachaches • Headaches • Difficulty sleeping or concentrating • Moodiness • Clinginess […]

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