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April
02,
2020
| 04:50 PM Europe/Amsterdam
By Thomas R. Collins Neurologists around the country—from migraine specialists to epileptologists—are overhauling the way they deliver their patient care during the COVID-19 outbreak, mostly
March
27,
2020
| 09:10 PM Europe/Amsterdam
While you’re protecting your physical self from the coronavirus, don’t neglect your emotional self — or that of your loved ones. That’s the fervent advice of local mental health professionals, who
March
25,
2020
| 03:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
By Suzy Byrne Eric Stonestreet is giving back to his hometown, Kansas City, amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Modern Family star, 48, announced he will be giving 200,000 meals to Harvesters —
March
19,
2020
| 02:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
By Elle Moxley Not sure how to talk to your kids about the novel coronavirus? You’re not alone, says Christina Low Kapalu, a pediatric psychologist at Children’s Mercy. “It comes up with a lot

Press Releases

March
18,
2020
| 06:48 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On Sunday, March 15, a child presented in our Adele Hall campus emergency department with cough, sore throat and a history of fever. After being fully assessed and found to have a minor illness, the
January
28,
2020
| 03:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
OLATHE, KAN. (Jan. 28, 2020) – Olathe Health is collaborating with Children’s Mercy Kansas City to provide the highest level of neonatal services for newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit at
January
10,
2020
| 06:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Due to the Winter Storm Warning all three Kansas City area Children’s Mercy Urgent Care locations will be closed on Saturday, January 11. Children's Mercy offers Urgent Care at its Blue
ABC News: How US hospitals are preparing for novel coronavirusopens in new window
As the number of novel coronavirus cases continues to grow, doctors on the front lines are describing how they are preparing. Hospitals are mobilizing resources and modifying protocols as new information about the virus emerges.
02
Mar
2020
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Parents of Extremely Premature Babies Face an Impossible Choiceopens in new window
New technologies are making it possible for children to survive ever-earlier births. But who should decide when to fight for survival?
27
Feb
2020
parenting.nytimes.com
U.S. News & World Report: Keto Diet for Epilepsy: What to Knowopens in new window
This carefully calculated eating plan has been shown to help reduce seizures in kids and adults with epilepsy.
21
Feb
2020
health.usnews.com
U.S. News & World Report: Is Suppressing Puberty the Right Course When a Child Questions Their Gender?opens in new window
Suppressing puberty in a child who's questioning their gender identity might seem extreme, but the therapy is relatively safe and could significantly lower their risk of suicide, a new study reports.
27
Jan
2020
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