Regular bedtime important for cognitive development of children

When I was a little girl I used to get so mad when my mom made us go to bed before it got really dark. What was she thinking! There were lightning bugs to catch […]

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Norton Children’s Medical Associates moves to new Elizabethtown office

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 31, 2013) –  Norton Children’s Medical Associates — Elizabethtown will relocate its office to 1301 Ring Road on Aug. 5 to meet the growing needs of children in Hardin County. With its […]

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Single-use detergent capsules undergoing a second facelift

Shoppers have been flocking to the laundry aisle to buy single-use detergent capsules, like Tide Pods. Fans of the “pods” say they are easier to use, produce less waste and have less potential for mess […]

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Preventing swimming injuries

Why do you swim? Is it for exercise? Or do you just enjoy the peace and tranquility that come with being in the water? Whatever the reason, swimming is an effective form of exercise and […]

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By the numbers

Over the past 15 years, Luisa Satterly has tried not to worry about how slowly her son, Ryan, was growing. After all, she and Ryan’s father are not exceptionally tall. But in the back of her mind […]

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Seat belt safety for children

Every day in the U.S., three children die in car crashes, while 260 more are seriously injured. What’s even more disturbing is that 70 percent of these accidents would not have been serious or fatal […]

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Northwestern Mutual Fights Pediatric Cancer with NCAA Championship Floor

For the second year in a row, Northwestern Mutual is using the NCAA men’s basketball championship floor to raise money for the fight against pediatric cancer. The company, an official corporate partner of the NCAA, […]

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Are you protected from HPV?

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted virus. Nearly all sexually active men and women are infected with the virus at some point in their lives, but most have no symptoms or negative […]

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When talking about diet, parents should leave weight out of it

According to ads on television and the superstars of Hollywood, thin is still the thing to be. We make celebrities of people who have that “perfect” look — long and lean. Let’s face it, though […]

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Sibling bullies are just as harmful as schoolyard bullies

The taunting and teasing still haunt me some days. I can hear my older brother’s mean words and feel the arm punches he inflicted when no one was watching. We fought like cats and dogs. […]

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Playing it safe with summer sports

It’s finally summertime! Kids are outside playing more, have joined extracurricular sports, and school athletic teams will start summer practices. This is a good time to review how to keep kids injury-free while playing sports. […]

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Drink up to steer clear of heat-related illness

The scorching heat of summer 2012 made it among the hottest on record in communities across the nation, including the Louisville area, and chances are good this summer will be just as hot. That means […]

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