5 health stories you may have missed (6/9/2017)

Breast self-checks, coming back from a shoulder injury, high school rivals join forces to tackle breast cancer, and more

At Norton Healthcare, we believe that health should keep up with life. Give us 5 minutes and we’ll give you the top 5 pieces of health and wellness news you may have missed this week.

Breast self-exam: Do you know what to look for?

Did you know as many as 40 percent of cancerous lumps in the breast are found during a self-check? Here’s your easy-to-use guide to checking yourself.

High school rivals join forces to tackle breast cancer

Students from Assumption High School and Sacred Heart Academy — two all-girl, Louisville-area high schools — could teach others a valuable lesson about coming together for the greater good.

If determination could repair an injury

After 20 years of pain, golf enthusiast swings back into activities she had to give up after a shoulder injury.

Norton Healthcare is investing $38 million to build new Norton Cancer Institute – Brownsboro

This comprehensive center will focus on care of the whole person and bring specialty cancer services together under one roof.

After teen’s attempted suicide, tragedy turns into purpose

On Nov. 6, 2008, Norton Healthcare employee Casey Phillips got the call no parent ever wants to receive. It was his father-in-law telling him he needed to get to the emergency room as fast as he could. His 14-year-old had tried to hang himself.


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