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Lisa Augustine
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Jake Jacobson
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February
09,
2017
High school-age girls are six times more likely to tear their ACL than teenage boys. Now, Children’s Mercy is stepping up with a six-week prevention program at its Blue Valley Clinic. “We have seen an epidemic in recent ...
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February
08,
2017
Hot drinks, ovens and candles are just a few things that can cause severe burns to children. During Burn Awareness Week, specialists at Children’s Mercy are warning of some dangers parents and kids need to be aware of. Children in ...
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February
07,
2017
At 8 years old and with leukemia, Jhayliegh Rosales is years away from thinking about having her first baby. When the ebullient second-grader checked into Children’s Mercy recently in preparation for a bone marrow transplant, ...
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February
10,
2017
The Children's Mercy Heart Failure and Transplant Program was the first approved to join the International Pediatric Heart Failure Registry, a collaborative database that can be used to study important questions facing this patient ...
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February
06,
2017
Though estimates vary, according to a study published in the journal Prenatal Diagnosis from the Centers for Disease Control which focused on mothers of babies with congenital heart defects, only 15 percent of women reported they first learned about ...
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January
27,
2017
With one of the larger inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) programs in the nation, the Children’s Mercy Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology cares for 550 to 600 patients and their families on an ongoing basis. Like many programs, the ...
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January
23,
2017
It’s a dreaded instance in any parent’s life, the moment when you have to determine just how serious your child’s medical needs are. Did that slip cause them to break their ankle or just sprain it? Is that fever a passing bug or a ...
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January
24,
2017
Taking a big step toward making Kansas City a premier global pediatric research innovation hub, Children’s Mercy and The University of Kansas Cancer Center today announced four first-of-their-kind endowed chair appointments that will help ...
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January
17,
2017
Effective Wednesday, January 18, visitor restrictions for children 12-years-old and younger will go into effect for inpatient units at Children's Mercy and Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas due to a continued increase in respiratory ...
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November
28,
2016
In the midst of Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday steals, it’s refreshing that Giving Tuesday is right around the corner on Nov. 29. This year, Children’s Mercy is participating in Giving Tuesday, a global movement to give back to ...
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