Travel tips for kids with diabetes

Vacations are meant to be a time for rest and relaxation, a time for cares to melt away. As we all know, though, diabetes can add stress during even the shortest getaways. Preparation is the […]

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CDC reports huge increase in ADHD diagnoses

Thirteen years ago my son, Devin, was a high-energy, curious and creative 8-year-old driving his elementary school teachers crazy. According to the teachers, he exhibited signs of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and they wanted […]

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Saturday Sports Injury Clinic

  The American Academy of Pediatrics says while the number of teenagers playing organized sports has dropped in the past 10 years, the rate of concussions has more than doubled. In fact, the Centers for […]

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Ear tubes: A simple surgery that can help with ear infections

One-year-old Kendahl Corrigan was struggling with ear infections. He had them in both ears for three months, and no antibiotics seemed to work. The Corrigan family had experienced the same issue several years earlier with their […]

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Melanoma rise in kids

OK … it’s not something you always notice about people. But one of my dearest friends has flawless skin. She’s not only beautiful, she’s smart. She protects her skin from the sun because she knows […]

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Norton Children’s Hospital begins renovations

During the next three years, Norton Children?s Hospital will undergo major renovation to expand and improve the pediatric services provided to more than 150,000 children who visit the hospital each year. The renovations will focus […]

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Babies and solid food

I worked the night shift when my girls were babies. I remember dreading the sound of a tiny wail when the “new baby” would wake up in the middle of the night. That interruption wasn’t […]

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Be careful how you talk to your kids about food!

That’s one of many messages I heard last night during a program called “Dying to Be Thin,” held at Waggener High School in St. Matthews. We hear a lot about obesity issues, but this is […]

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Too much TV may make kids antisocial

It’s no surprise. Too much television can be bad for your kids. A new study found “5-year-olds who watched more than three hours of TV a day were more likely to be antisocial.” This study […]

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Lift a Life Foundation, established by David and Wendy Novak, gives $5 million to create diabetes center at Norton Children’s Hospital

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 6, 2013) – A $5 million gift from the Lift a Life Foundation to the Children’s Hospital Foundation will establish the Wendy Novak Diabetes Center at Norton Children’s Hospital. Established in 1999 through […]

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Race for a cause

Consider joining the “Just for Kids” Running Team and raise funds to support Norton Children’s Hospital through the Children’s Hospital Foundation. You’ll make new friends and help out a great cause while you pursue your […]

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Closer to a cure?

Whenever I hear the word “cure” it’s hard not to get excited. I had one of those moments when I saw a recent headline in the Courier-Journal. A baby born in Mississippi has been “cured” […]

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