5 health stories you may have missed – May 12

Join the Bike to Beat Cancer kickoff, Carrollton bus crash survivor reunites with nurse who cared for him, why you need to stop drinking diet soda, 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.

Why you need to stop drinking diet soda

A recent study reveals that people who drink diet sodas daily have three times the risk of stroke and dementia in the next 10 years. This finding has many health experts urging everyone to stop drinking diet beverages.

Join the Bike to Beat Cancer kickoff

Kick off the start of the 2017 Bike to Beat Cancer training season on Saturday, May 13, at 9 a.m.

Carrollton survivor reunites with nurse who saved his life

Quinton Higgins barely survived the deadly bus crash in 1988 and was treated at Norton Children’s Hospital. Quinton and his nurse, Judy Eberenz, still a Norton Children’s Hospital nurse today, recall the harrowing journey and how they share a bond 30 years later.

How technology can help you heal

Today’s technology makes it easier than ever to get care when you need, on your time.

Tales from the Poison Center: Granny’s pills aren’t candy

“Frazzled in Franklin” knew something wasn’t right when she heard her 5-year-old say, “How come Daisy gets candy and I don’t?” To kids, pills look like candy. We all can relate to this Poison Center caller.


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