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Lisa Augustine
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Jake Jacobson
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May
20,
2016
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a nonprofit organization in the fight to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), has confirmed Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., as a Certified Duchenne Care Center. “I am very proud of ...
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May
20,
2016
Planet Comicon takes place this weekend at Bartle Hall, but a few characters got into costume early. Supergirl, Wolverine, Green Arrow, Elsa and characters from Star Wars came to Children's Mercy for the employee blood drive. The superheroes ...
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May
17,
2016
Devin Penny, a family practice doctor from Wichita, was now the patient. He had some anxiety. "Scared for going into a surgery with little risk, but real risk," Dr. Penny said. He didn't need to have the operation. It could have been his ...
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May
16,
2016
Clinical trials are organized efforts to find new and better ways to improve patient outcomes. This can include new medicines, devices or other ways to support a patient. To thank everyone who works on Clinical Trials and Research here at Children' ...
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May
11,
2016
Brooke was a seemingly healthy 28-year-old woman whose life was tragically cut short when she contracted meningococcal serogroup B disease. A vaccine protective against meningococcus serogroup B only became available in mid-2015 and may now be ...
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May
10,
2016
Sarah Soden is the Director of the Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine at Children’s Mercy. Dr. Soden leads the fastest clinical whole genome analysis in the world, being named one of TIME magazine’s Top 10 Medical Breakthroughs in 2012. Dr ...
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May
09,
2016
In July 2015, Lynox Ellis faced the grueling challenge of a national dance competition and battled to win the title of champion. In September, however, she faced a whole different challenge, and with the help of Children’s Mercy once again she’s ...
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May
05,
2016
In an unprecedented milestone for hospitals in Missouri and Kansas, Children’s Mercy has received Magnet recognition for the fourth time since 2003 as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, hospital-wide teamwork, innovation and outstanding ...
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April
07,
2016
In 2014, seven lawn mower-related injuries were reported; the same number of injuries was reported just two days into June 2015. Last year, a total of fourteen cases were treated at Children's Mercy. Dr. Dale Jarka, Orthopedia Surgeon at Children's ...
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March
28,
2016
As our World Champion Kansas City Royals prepare to kick off their 2016 season, the city once again prepare to celebrate - this time through Greater Kansas City Day on Friday, April 1. Every year, thousands of Rotary Club volunteers and donors ...
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