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on Thu, September 19, 2019
Ascension Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita is the first hospital in south-central Kansas to offer the minimally invasive LINX® Reflux Management System as a...
Manhattan's new da vinci surgical robot
on Mon, March 12, 2018
Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan is keeping up with the latest technologies in surgery with the delivery of its second da Vinci surgical robot last...
Coffee and bowl movements
on Wed, June 29, 2016
It’s no secret that caffeine stimulates the brain. But for many, that morning cup of Joe also wakes up the other end of the body, prompting a timely bowel...
Colonoscopy
on Mon, June 13, 2016
Ask anyone who has undergone a colonoscopy and they’ll likely tell you, “The procedure is piece of cake. The worst part is the preparation.” Patients...
Gallbladder attack
on Mon, February 22, 2016
With more than half a million procedures each year, gallbladder removal surgery is one of the most common operations performed annually. Yet, many people...
Perforated stomach
on Fri, December 18, 2015
If you’ve been experiencing continuing severe stomach pain, there’s a chance it could be a perforated stomach. If that’s the case, it’s important to seek a...
Glenna Pentola
on Fri, December 18, 2015
Every November since 1942 when she married, Glenna Pentola has made dozens of French cookies. At age 94, she’s making 45 dozen of them for children,...
on Mon, November 16, 2015
People spend a lot of time making last-minute preparations to ensure a memorable vacation. But, what they may not bargain for is constipation putting a damper...
on Wed, November 11, 2015
If you’ve been experiencing continuing abdominal pain, there’s a chance it could be diverticulitis. If that’s the case, it’s important to seek a medical...
on Wed, November 11, 2015
In the backyard of her rural Crawford County, Kansas, home, Tara Stanley pulls back the string on her bow, takes aim at a target, and lets the arrow fly....

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