Norton Children’s Hospital establishes heart center

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Feb. 11, 2016) – Norton Children’s Hospital has established a heart center to address any and all heart conditions in children from across Kentucky and Southern Indiana. The Norton Children’s Hospital Heart Center […]

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Make Sunday a super celebration for kids, too

With the #SB50 right around the corner, many families are planning their game time festivities. If children will be attending your party, be sure to plan activities to keep them occupied. Mother, grandmother and child […]

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Healthy Peanut Butter Ball Recipe

There’s a subject that keeps popping up on the Facebook page for the elementary school I attended in Georgia. In between memories of pony rides at the Halloween carnival and debates over who held the […]

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Obesity a growing problem in younger kids

The World Health Organization is out with a new study on the obesity crisis, and the findings are troubling. Worldwide, at least 41 million children age 5 and younger are obese or overweight, up nearly […]

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Walmart helping kids heal from trauma

Haley Jordan looks like a normal 15-year-old girl today. One year ago, it was a different story. The day before Thanksgiving 2014, she and her father, brother and best friend were on their way home […]

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Norton Children’s Hospital receives $1 million from Walmart

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Jan. 28, 2016) – Today Walmart announced that it will donate $1 million to support the Norton Children’s Hospital Level I Pediatric Trauma Center. The donation is Walmart’s second toward the Pediatric Trauma […]

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Babies get a health boost

Helping more babies live to see their first birthdays is the goal of a new coalition that includes Norton Children’s Hospital and Norton Healthcare. In Louisville, there are nearly seven infant deaths per 1,000 children, […]

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Miracle on the Field

  Tanner was born premature with a rare congenital heart defect, but it hasn’t stopped him from playing sports and staying active. After undergoing surgery as an infant, his heart remained healthy and never showed […]

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Good at Heart

No one watching Ethan Byler play on the swing set with his sister, Emily, would point to the toddler and say, “He had a heart transplant.” They wouldn’t know that earlier this year Ethan became […]

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Improving infants’ quality of life through music

The neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) at Norton Children’s Hospital downtown and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital in St. Matthews offer music therapy for infants and their families. This clinical and evidence-based health practice is very […]

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Norton Children’s Hospital again granted prestigious Magnet status

LOUISVILLE, Ky. , (Jan. 15, 2013): Norton Children’s Hospital has once again been granted Magnet? status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program. The hospital becomes one of only five in the […]

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Advanced technology for pediatric heart failure now available in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Dec. 4, 2015) – While often it is assumed that adults are the only ones who suffer from heart failure, the condition also affects infants, children and teens. In Kentucky, more than 300 […]

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