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Jake Jacobson
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July
18,
2017
Every time a child steps on the baseball field, they risk getting hurt. And every year, several children in the United States die from a ball hitting them in the chest.  Commotio cordis is a term for when a ball hits a player in the chest in ...
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July
14,
2017
Be the leader As a parent, one of the most helpful things you can do to keep kids healthy over the summer is lead them in that direction. Shelly Summar, MSEd, RD, LD, program manager of Weighing In at Children's Mercy Kansas ...
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July
13,
2017
A boy born 11 months ago is dying in London. The world watches as his parents battle to keep their child alive. Courts will not allow the hospital to release the baby, Charlie Gard, into the parents' custody so they can travel to try an ...
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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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June
27,
2017
One out of every five babies born with a single ventricle in their heart will die after going home between the first and second surgeries needed to correct the issue. But of the first 62 single-ventricle babies whose families used a new app that ...
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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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June
09,
2017
Geary Community Hospital is pleased to announce it will be working with Children’s Mercy Kansas City to establish a pediatric specialty clinic on the GCH campus in Junction City. “We are excited to take another step forward by ...
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