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family bike ride
on Mon, June 03, 2019
When summer arrives -  we’re all eager to get outside and get active. From summer sports to yardwork and charity run/walks – there’s plenty to keep us active...
on Wed, April 24, 2019
Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg is pleased to welcome Terry Schwab, MD, to its medical staff. Dr. Schwab most recently worked at Allen County...
swab and tube
on Tue, May 22, 2018
For more than three decades, Via Christi Research, part of Ascension’s Kansas ministry, has been conducting clinical trials of pharmaceutical and medical...
Christopher Halphen, DO
on Fri, January 26, 2018
Christopher Halphen, DO, completed his fellowship in orthopedic musculoskeletal oncology and complex limb reconstruction at Emory University Medical Center in...
Asa Patton
on Wed, November 30, 2016
To watch Asa Patton play today, it’s hard to believe he had limited use of his hands just a few months ago. When Asa was born, his middle and ring fingers on...
Back pain
on Wed, June 08, 2016
If you’ve ever experienced it, you know back pain can be uncomfortable, disruptive and sometimes disconcerting. On the top ten of all the reasons to visit the...
Knee
on Thu, March 31, 2016
Articular cartilage — the soft white cartilage that covers the ends of the bones and helps joints to move smoothly — is vital to the structure and function of...
Hip fracture
on Tue, March 22, 2016
When an elderly neighbor fell and broke a hip last year, I was concerned. I knew a broken hip meant a difficult recovery, and sadly, could even result in death...
Beverly McCulloch hip replacement
on Mon, February 08, 2016
A true Kansas farm wife and mother, Beverly McCulloch took care of everyone else before herself. But the pain in her left hip gradually caught up with her. “...
on Wed, December 02, 2015
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the most common knee ligament injury requiring surgery, often as the result of a sports injury.  The ACL, which is...

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