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October
12,
2017
By Erick Wicklund For about 20 children in Joplin, Mo., with chronic illnesses, a video screen offers a chance at a healthier life. That screen is part of a telemedicine platform run by Children's Mercy Kansas City, 157 miles to the north.
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October
10,
2017
By Ashley Abramson There’s a baby shampoo ad circulating that, likely to the chagrin of essential oil distributors everywhere, implies that “safe” and “natural” aren’t synonymous. “Natural might be th
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October
05,
2017
By Isadora Baum   Nowadays, there are so many different diet trends popping up that it can be hard to keep track of what's good and bad. And you'll likely find mixed reviews; while some experts tout the benefits, others shine a
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October
02,
2017
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Children’s Mercy will host a Service of Light and Hope.  2, separate services will feature a lighting recognition unique to each hospital location. The evening will be filled
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September
13,
2017
September 10-16 is National Suicide Prevention Week. This year's theme is "Take a minute, change a life." Dr. Shayla Sullivant recently shared 13 things everyone should know about suicide prevention: 1. It’s safe to
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September
06,
2017
Alec Hebblethwaite, a 14-year-old soccer player who has been confined to a hospital room for more than 100 days, escaped the four walls of his room at Children’s Mercy last week without leaving the hospital with the help of REX the
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August
31,
2017
KC Business Journal:  Children’s Mercy contributed to a trial of the first U.S.-approved cancer gene therapy, which the Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday. Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp.'s new CAR-T therapy,
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September
25,
2017
When a child is sick or injured, the care that local EMTs and paramedics provide can mean the difference between life and death. But the critical information that local first responders gather in the field or during transport doesn’t always
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September
01,
2017
Braden’s Hope is a Kansas City based charity that raises awareness and funds for precision-based research to cure childhood cancers. They are excited to announce that they are awarding $3,000,000 to Children’s Mercy researchers in
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August
03,
2017
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (August 3, 2017) — The University of Kansas Cancer Center announced today that the National Cancer Institute (NCI) renewed its national cancer center designation for five years and that Children’s Mercy has been
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