In the News

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June
18,
2018
At 49 actor Paul Rudd might not seem like the superhero type. As the comic book hero Ant-Man, he doesn't really have any superpowers; the magic suit does all the work. For his part Rudd is valiant, and vulnerable. It's a combination
June
13,
2018
By Fay Ellis The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved erenumab (Aimovig), the first in a new class of calcitonin-gene related peptide (CGRP) antagonists, for the prevention of migraine. Erenumab, which is given by monthly injection,
June
12,
2018
By Andy Marso When Kansas City found itself in the grips of not one but two measles outbreaks in March, Tiffany Wallin, a disease investigator for the Johnson County Health Department, was working on it nearly around the clock. At an

Our Stories

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June
19,
2018
Kristin Stegenga, PhD, Nurse Researcher in Hematology, Oncology and Patient Care Services There are four words you never want to hear as a parent, “Your child has cancer.” As soon as those words are said, your world is immediately turned upside
June
14,
2018
Dr. Wayne Morton, board-certified family physician in Osceloa, and Dr. Celeste Tarantino, Associate ED Division Director and Section Chief of Emergency Medicine at Children's Mercy. Sick children outside the Kansas City area are transported
June
14,
2018
Many childhood cancer survivors and their families are not aware of the potential late effects that may occur two to five years after treatment, which can include learning and memory issues, depression, anxiety, heart or lung problems,
June
07,
2018
"Unity is strength … when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved,” poet Mattie Stepanek once said. He published six poetry books (all New York Times Bestsellers) before passing away from a rare neuromuscular

Press Releases

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May
31,
2018
Washington, DC (May 30, 2018) -- The American Academy of Nursing today expressed its support for the World Health Organization’s (WHO) celebration of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, 2018. With a theme focused on the direct impact that tobacco use
April
09,
2018
Children’s Mercy invested three endowed chair positions in the fields of pediatric surgery and pediatric genomic research to advance treatments for children on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Endowed chair positions are academic medicine’s highest and
February
08,
2018
Children’s Mercy Kansas City, one of the nation’s top pediatric medical centers, and Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, today announced an expanded strategic relationship that will help transform pediatric care in their hometown and