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September
14,
2017
A young girl got a new chance at life – after being born with CDH. It means some of her organs were in her chest cavity. Flipping through old pictures can be difficult for Tara Edwards. “Just documenting her life,
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September
08,
2017
Written by Amy Boyington "It's amazing how smart he is." It seems commonplace for others to assume that children with special needs automatically have a difficult time learning. Claire Campbell, a mom of two deaf children who
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September
05,
2017
written by Tara Haelle, picture by FatCamera/Getty Images The arrival of a new school year and cooler temperatures also means the arrival of flu vaccines in doctors' offices, pharmacies, clinics, work places, and school campuses. With flu
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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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August
15,
2017
For the first time in 111 years, parts of the Kansas City area will witness a total eclipse of the sun on Monday, August 21. And since the next one isn’t taking place in the United States until April 2024, many will be interested in
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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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June
27,
2017
For the third straight year, and the fifth time in the last seven years, Children’s Mercy is once again recognized as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2017-18 “Best
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