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on Mon, October 21, 2019
On a warm April afternoon, 3-year-old Tobias Flanner was helping his family clear brush near his Fort Scott home when he stumbled upon an angry copperhead...
on Mon, August 12, 2019
On Aug. 7, Evelyn Mierau celebrated her 30th anniversary as a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse at Ascension Via Christi St. Joseph.   The following day, she...
on Tue, July 23, 2019
As adults, we know that sedentary lifestyles and the smartphones treated like an extra appendage aren’t doing our health any favors. But how are these habits...
on Tue, July 23, 2019
As we approach the end of summer, it’s time to start checking items off your child’s back to school checklist. But, along with new school supplies, your...
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on Wed, July 03, 2019
According to the latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children ages 1 to 4 have the highest drowning rates. And, behind motor...
on Tue, July 02, 2019
Rebecca Webster, who has served as a medical assistant at Ascension Medical Group Via Christi on Amidon for the past 13 years, attends a Basic Life Saving...
on Tue, June 25, 2019
Jesse Budd, an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit technician at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis, was observing the monitoring area when he saw a patient break a window...
on Tue, June 25, 2019
Watching fireworks on the Fourth of July can be fun, but the most beautiful display can quickly turn ugly without proper precautions.   Every year, the...
on Wed, May 29, 2019
Over the past 12 months, 19-year-old Marissa Bell has been admitted to Ascension Via Christi St. Francis 13 times, spending 168 days in the hospital’s Grant...
on Thu, May 23, 2019
After the death of her father, Catherine Baxter went to work at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis’ Nutrition Services department as a young teenager to help...

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