Free classes for headache patients at Norton Neuroscience Institute

Headaches can interfere with patients’ daily lives in big and small ways. For providers, headache disorders can be difficult to diagnose and treat. “Patients who have more knowledge of their condition are generally going to […]

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Atrial fibrillation incidents found in large trial with stroke patients not thought to be at risk

Compared with usual care, implantable cardiac monitors (ICM) detected significantly more atrial fibrillation (AF) events in stroke patients who likely would not have been monitored long term for AF otherwise, according to a study published […]

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Eyestrain, excessive screen time could be causing pediatric headaches

If a pediatric patient complains of headaches, primary care providers should inquire about their screen time habits. Spending too much time staring at a screen, such as a phone, tablet or computer, can cause digital […]

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Patients with multiple sclerosis often can continue driving after an assessment and vehicle modifications

Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) or another neurological diagnosis often can continue to drive, allowing them to keep a level of independence, once an assessment is conducted and any modifications and restrictions are adopted. Driving […]

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ACL Reconstruction in Pediatric and Adolescent Athletes

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries have been increasing in incidence, especially in younger populations with open physes. Techniques to return mechanical integrity to the knee while protecting the physis are key to treatment in this […]

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Burkitt lymphoma, one of the more common forms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, has a variety of clinical presentations

Burkitt lymphoma, an aggressive subtype of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), accounts for 40% of all NHL cases in the United States. This high-grade, fast-growing form of lymphoma starts in the immune system’s B cells and has […]

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How to help patients stop smoking

Physicians can help patients stop smoking using some techniques and free resources from Norton Healthcare. In 2019, 14 of every 100 of U.S. adults ages 18 and over smoked cigarettes. The Truth Initiative reported that in [...]

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Initial lines of treatment for primary care providers evaluating headaches in children

Migraine is the most frequent primary headache disorder among the pediatric population, and while headaches in children can be complicated to treat and diagnose, there are several steps a primary care provider can take prior [...]

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Extremely low-dose EOS orthopedic imaging available at Norton Healthcare and Norton Children’s

Spine and orthopedic specialists at Norton Healthcare and Norton Children’s are using low-radiation EOS Imaging to evaluate and monitor spine conditions such as scoliosis and conditions affecting the hips and lower limbs. The EOS system […]

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Louisville native Laura B. Cornwell, M.D., joins Norton Children’s Urology

Pediatric urologist Laura B. Cornwell, M.D., has joined Norton Children’s Urology, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, practicing in St. Matthews, at the Novak Center for Children’s Health in downtown Louisville, and in Bowling Green.

Dr. Cornwell completed her general surgery internship at the University of Colorado, in Aurora, a urology residency at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, , and a pediatric urology fellowship at Rady Children’s Hospital and the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

A Louisville native, Dr. Cornwell received her doctor of medicine degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine with distinction in research in 2013. She also completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Louisville.

Dr. Cornwell is passionate about pediatric urological issues, including minimizing patient risks and understanding the impact of childhood urological disease on kidney health.

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A child’s pediatrician is part of the team for post -transplant heart care

When a pediatric heart transplant patient is well into postoperative recovery, their home pediatrician becomes a closer member of the transplant team with Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. Months [...]

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Immunotherapy for refractory B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

The five-year survival rate for children and adolescents with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) has reached about 90% with chemotherapy. Clinicians increasingly are turning to immunotherapy for relapsed/refractory B-cell ALL (B-ALL). Immunotherapy harnesses the innate power [...]

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