How to talk to your preteen and teen about …?

Our free class series is designed to start sometimes difficult or awkward discussions on topics faced by families with growing preteens and teens. The classes offer a casual, conversational atmosphere for learning and opening the lines of communication between parents and their children.

Girl Talk: It’s a Girl Thing

Thursday, Feb. 21 • 6 to 8 p.m.

This parent-daughter class led by pediatric gynecologists is designed to start the conversation about girls’ physical and emotional changes during puberty. It also will cover the importance of sleep, good nutrition and exercise during this phase of life. Recommended for ages 8 to 13.

Marshall Women’s Health & Education Center

Norton Medical Plaza 3 – St. Matthews, Room B

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Teen Talk: Sexual Health and Dating

Thursday, March 7 • 6 to 8 p.m.

Get help from pediatric gynecologists and urologists with starting sometimes awkward conversations about sex and the teen body. Group discussion topics will include contraceptives, sexually transmitted infections, vaccines and support for parents of teens. Recommended for boys and girls ages 14 to 18 and their parents.

Marshall Women’s Health & Education Center

Norton Medical Plaza 3 – St. Matthews, Suite 108, Classroom B

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Boy Talk: Boys to Men

Thursday, Feb. 28 • 6 to 8 p.m.

This parent-son class led by a pediatric urologist is designed to start the discussion about physical and emotional changes associated with puberty. It also will cover the importance of sleep, good nutrition and exercise during this phase of life. Recommended for ages 10 to 14.

Marshall Women’s Health & Education Center

Norton Medical Plaza 3 – St. Matthews, Suite 108, Classroom B

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Prevention & Wellness – 5437

Should you let your child watch ‘13 Reasons Why’?

If you or your child needs help If you suspect a child might need help dealing with stress, depression or other mental health issues, contact your child’s physician. If you need a physician, call (502) 629-KIDS (5437) […]

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Family discovers child’s brain tumor after routine eye checkup

Three-year-old Apphia Rosenthal started a regular day last summer eating eggs and chatting with her parents. She was excited about what color glasses she would choose if she needed them (she was thinking something in […]

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Why you should ask your nurses or doctors to clean their hands

We often give reminders to our kids and family members about washing their hands. After all, it’s a do-it-yourself vaccine that can help prevent flu and other disease, and keep infections at bay. Did you […]

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Revolutionary CAR-T cell therapy for leukemia treatment coming to Louisville

Kids with leukemia in the Louisville area soon will be able to get the next big advance in treatment, a revolutionary immunotherapy known as CAR-T (chimeric antigen receptor T cells) therapy. In CAR-T therapy, a […]

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Pilot School-based Telemedicine Program available to JCPS students at select schools

Thanks to a new collaboration between Norton Healthcare and Jefferson County Public Schools, students at three schools have access to online medical care while at school. The pilot School-based Telemedicine Program allows a child to […]

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