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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Making kids feel ‘normal’ again

When asked to write a feature on Norton Children’s Hospital’s newest plastic surgeon, I didn’t know what to expect. Like most, my mind immediately went to the cosmetic side of plastic surgery. After speaking with […]

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There’s sugar in THAT?!

Get ready for some sticker shock on your child’s favorite foods. The Food and Drug Administration is out with its new template for nutrition labels on food packaging. Starting in summer 2018, companies will be […]

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What’s up, Doc?

Parents play the biggest role on their child’s health care team. Know how to keep your child healthy and what to expect as your child grows with these tips from Libby Mims, M.D., pediatrician with Norton […]

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Why you may not be using sunscreen right

Did you know just one blistering sunburn as a child more than doubles the chance of getting skin cancer later in life? Learn how to use sunscreen correctly to protect your family’s health.

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A deadly road for Kentucky teens

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 15- to 20-year-olds nationwide. Per mile driven, teens are involved in three times as many fatal crashes as all other drivers. Kentucky teens aren’t helping […]

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Teen takes health into his own hands

When Sam Rickert looked in the mirror, he didn’t like what he saw: an unfit, overweight young man. He decided to make a change after noticing that fit people maintain healthy habits. “I started talking […]

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Snapchat rewind: Chili’s Clip for Kids

Nearly 1,000 people came out to Fourth Street Live! on Sunday, May 15, for the third annual Chili’s® Clip for Kids. In honor of children fighting cancer at Norton Children’s Hospital, 170 people clipped, trimmed […]

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Can swaddling kill your baby?

Swaddling is a very common practice among parents of newborns. But new research shows that if done improperly, a baby’s life could be at risk. According to a recent report, babies who were swaddled, or […]

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Be joyful in hope

Linda and David Miles of Finchville, Kentucky, were inducted into the Wade Mountz Heritage Society in May 2013 for making a planned gift to benefit Norton Children’s Hospital through the Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation. Each year, […]

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