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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
abcnews.go.com
The New York Times: 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
www.usnews.com
KMBC 9: Superhero Santa shopping spree nets more than $23,000 in holiday gifts for kids in hospitalopens in new window
Superhero Santa shopping spree nets more than $23,000 in holiday gifts for kids in hospital
17
Dec
2019
www.kmbc.com
CNN: Young boy battling cancer hosts toy drive for hospitalized childrenopens in new window
A nine-year-old in Missouri with serious health issues is dedicating his time to brightening the lives of other sick children by hosting his second annual toy drive to collect gifts for children at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.
10
Dec
2019
www.cnn.com
Today: No more hospital for ear tubes? FDA approves same-day treatment in doctor officeopens in new window
Parents of children with young children needing ear tubes will find it's easier to get their kids help.
26
Nov
2019
www.today.com
2020 Big Slick dates announcedopens in new window
Big Slick announces dates for 2020 celebrity weekend marking the 11th year. On Wednesday, the organization announced the event will take place June 5 and 6 and feature three core events.
18
Sep
2019
www.kctv5.com
TIME: Weight Loss for Kids? Thanks to WW, There's An App for Thatopens in new window
WW introduced a free nutrition and weight-loss app for kids as young as 8, and up to 17.
13
Aug
2019
time.com
Fox 4: Patients at Children’s Mercy surprise Sporting KC’s Graham Zusi with All-Star bid newsopens in new window
Greeted by balloons, signs and cheers -- the kids were the first to let him know of his MLS All-Star bid, the seventh of his career.
18
Jun
2019
fox4kc.com
KCTV 5: Sporting KC player Zusi gets surpriseopens in new window
Every month Sporting KC defender Graham Zusi surprises kids at Children's Mercy, but Tuesday it was their turn.
18
Jun
2019
www.kctv5.com
41 Action News: Children's Mercy patients reveal Graham Zusi's MLS All-Star bidopens in new window
Children's Mercy patients surprised Zusi with news of his Major League Soccer all-star bid. He will make the seventh all-star appearance of his career.
18
Jun
2019
www.kshb.com
KMBC: Children's Mercy hosts prom night for patientsopens in new window
Children's Mercy hosts prom night for patients
03
May
2019
www.kmbc.com
CNN: Teens who vape or use hookah are more likely to use marijuana later, study findsopens in new window
Teens who used e-cigarettes and hookah were up to four times more likely to use marijuana later, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics.
06
Aug
2018
www.cnn.com
U.S. News and World Report: Where Are They Now? Stories of Adult Survivors of Pediatric Heart Surgeryopens in new window
Many adults who survived pediatric heart surgery haven't let it slow them down – even decades later.
26
Jun
2018
health.usnews.com
CBS Sunday Morning: The superpowers of Paul Ruddopens in new window
Paul Rudd can do drama, he can do comedy. He can even be a "superhero," as Tracy Smith shows in the Sunday Profile.
17
Jun
2018
www.cbsnews.com
The Washington Post: Rapid genome sequencing could revolutionize health care for acutely ill babiesopens in new window
Advances in rapid whole genome sequencing, and how it could revolutionize health care for acutely sick infants. Dr. Josh Petrikin (Children’s Mercy) provided expert commentary as author of a trial that randomly assigned 65 infants to either standard genetic testing or rapid sequencing. The evidence for the latter was so compelling that the study was stopped midway. He said, “If you as the investigator truly believe that one technology arm is superior to the other, then it may become unethical to still randomize and deprive half the patients from it.”
10
Jun
2018
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NBC Today Show: Al Roker helps celebs raise money for children’s hospital at ‘Big Slick’ weekendopens in new window
Jason Sudeikis, Paul Rudd, Rob Riggle, Eric Stonestreet and David Koechner have returned to their hometown of Kansas City, Missouri, to raise money for Children’s Mercy Hospital.
05
Jun
2018
www.today.com
Slate: Teens Who Vape Might Also Smoke Weed. Could That Be a Good Thing?opens in new window
Dr. Hongying Dai 's research found that teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to smoke marijuana. Dr. Delwyn Catley and Dr. Kathy Goggin from Children’s Mercy are co-authors of this study. Dr. Dai provided expert commentary on the study saying, “the widespread use of e-cigarettes among youth may have implications for the uptake of other drugs of abuse beyond nicotine and tobacco products.”
07
May
2018
slate.com
Nature: Virtual-reality applications give science a new dimensionopens in new window
Mark Hoffman (Children’s Mercy) provided expert commentary on Microsoft’s HoloLens – a visor with a built-in computer that projects 3D objects over the real world. Surgeons at Children’s Mercy are currently exploring the use of AR to view CT scans of patients’ hearts before an operation.
30
Apr
2018
www.nature.com
KMZU-FMopens in new window
18
Jan
2017
www.kmzu.com
Natural News: Doctors now trying to ban high school football to protect teens from concussionsopens in new window
Continued coverage on the debate among physicians to determine if football should be banned due to concussion risks, citing the ABC News article from December in which Dr. Greg Canty (Children’s Mercy) provided expert commentary. The article noted that doctors from multiple institutions including Children’s Mercy have weighed in on the debate.
03
Jan
2017
www.naturalnews.com
Natural News: Doctors now trying to ban high school football to protect teens from concussionsopens in new window
Continued coverage on the debate among physicians to determine if football should be banned due to concussion risks, citing the ABC News article from December in which Dr. Greg Canty (Children’s Mercy) provided expert commentary. The article noted that doctors from multiple institutions including Children’s Mercy have weighed in on the debate.
03
Jan
2017
www.naturalnews.com
Natural News: Doctors now trying to ban high school football to protect teens from concussionsopens in new window
Continued coverage on the debate among physicians to determine if football should be banned due to concussion risks, citing the ABC News article from December in which Dr. Greg Canty (Children’s Mercy) provided expert commentary. The article noted that doctors from multiple institutions including Children’s Mercy have weighed in on the debate.
03
Jan
2017
www.naturalnews.com