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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First pediatric surgery performed at new St. Matthews Pediatric Surgery Center

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Feb. 11, 2013) ? A new chapter in pediatric care for our community began this morning. Michael Brown, M.D., otolaryngologist, performed the first surgery at the new Pediatric Surgery Center at Norton Suburban […]

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Energy Drink Warnings

I love my cup of coffee in the morning. In fact, I imagine I’m slightly addicted to that morning dose of caffeine. But what I’m hearing about energy drinks is more than just a java […]

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Getting back in the game after a knee injury

Imagine it’s November, the end of high school football season, and you are practicing for a big playoff matchup. Shortly after the snap, you plant and twist on your knee and feel something pop. There is […]

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Prescribed problem

When parents think of drug overdoses in kids, many think of street drugs such as bath salts, marijuana or ecstasy. However, parents need to keep in mind the dangers associated with drugs right in their […]

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Meeting online strangers in real life

A recent study could be a wake-up call for parents. The study reports that nearly 30 percent of teen girls admit to meeting an online stranger in real life. And that abused or neglected girls […]

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Artist’s work brings hope and fun to hospital

Dwane Beckhart has a passion for two things: painting and serving his community. For the past seven years, Beckhart has painted wagons for kids and families at Norton Children’s Hospital. His paintings feature cartoon characters, […]

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Keeping snuggle and sleep time safe

Fall is in the air and that means cool nights snuggling under a blanket reading a good book, watching TV or perhaps catching a few zzz’s. Though it may seem irresistible to snuggle up with […]

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