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September
12,
2018
By Sam Kovzan Sporting Kansas City and Children’s Mercy have partnered to launch the anti-bullying initiative Red Card: Call It When You See It. The program will unite local communities in taking a stance to end bullying, one of the most
September
11,
2018
By Daniel Barnett and Jessica Reyes Tuesday marks 17 years since a series of terrorist attacks rocked New York City, Pennsylvania and the Pentagon. Since then, cities around the country and throughout the Kansas City area have paid tribute to
September
10,
2018
By Jenn Sinrich You know that lice can spread quickly—but do you know how and where?  Family get-togethers are wonderful, but they are also a great excuse for relatives to squeeze together for a family photo. “Almost all head lice infestations

Our Stories

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September
04,
2018
Many Sporting KC players have spent time at Children’s Mercy through the years, but Tim Melia, Seth Sinovic and Graham Zusi visit with our patients and their families on a regular basis. And whether it’s a good game of Hedbanz or UNO, getting
August
31,
2018
Dr. Brian Carter, Bioethics, Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine Parents of infants and children with respiratory or cardiovascular conditions that use smartphone-integrated consumer pulse oximetry baby monitors need to know these over-the-counter
August
30,
2018
Childhood obesity is an epidemic in the United States. More than 3-million children are overweight for their age and height. Obesity can lead to diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. If not addressed, children can have significant
August
29,
2018
Dr. Brian Harvey, Sports Medicine Center When parents think about sports concussions, football immediately comes to mind. Some parents may argue whether kids should even play football because of the risk. But it’s not just football, concussions

Press Releases

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July
26,
2018
KANSAS CITY, MO., July 26, 2018 – Following a 10-month nationwide search, Children’s Mercy Kansas City today announced Paul Kempinski, MS, FACHE, as its next President and Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1. Currently, Kempinski serves
June
26,
2018
KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 26, 2018 – Children’s Mercy is once again recognized as one of the nation’s top pediatric hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018-2019 “Best Children’s Hospitals” report. For the fourth year in a row,
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