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August
07,
2017
Angie Friesen didn’t think much of it when her sixth-grade daughter, Anne­lise, told her she’d hit her elbow on a desk at school. It wasn’t until about a week later, when Annelise complained of pain from her elbow down to
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August
01,
2017
The type of brain cancer John McCain was diagnosed with July 14, glioblastoma, is among the most difficult cancers to beat. The reasons it’s so hard to treat, as I discussed previously, include its location, its genetic diversity
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July
26,
2017
A relatively common but under-diagnosed childhood disease is getting special attention at a unique clinic in Kansas City.  Children's Mercy's Super Q Express clinic is named for the disease known as 22Q which is seen at birth in
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July
20,
2017
Actually, there’s very little that’s easy in 11-year-old Larkin Bish’s life, breathing or anything else. But being seen by pediatric specialists became a lot less difficult for her family earlier this year, when Larkin became
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July
11,
2017
Earlier this summer, a 4-year-old child died suddenly. Reports attributed his death to “dry drowning.” The little boy had gone underwater while swimming, like all kids do from time to time. But then, after nearly a week of no respiratory
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July
05,
2017
They’re swapping offices, but other than that Dr. Whit Holcomb and Dr. Shawn St. Peter say they don’t anticipate big changes in the near term when Dr. Holcomb steps down as Surgeon-In-Chief and Chairman of the Department of Surgery and
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June
30,
2017
  July 4th is right around the corner! Lots of families and kids like to celebrate the holiday with festive fireworks. We want you to enjoy the holiday, but we want you to be safe around fireworks. To help the public celebrate safely, the
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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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June
12,
2017
Today, Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Joslin Diabetes Center, Cyft Inc., and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust are proud to announce the creation of a new learning health system to improve the care of individuals diagnosed
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