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boys playing in pool
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...
on Thu, May 16, 2019
As spring sports get underway and summer sports leagues will follow shortly thereafter, sports physicals are often recommended or required. A sports physical...
on Thu, May 09, 2019
Thirty-three years ago, Kansas native Elizabeth Ward, RN, joined Ascension Via Christi St. Francis as a new nurse on the Pediatrics unit. She continues to...
girl receiving vaccination
on Wed, May 01, 2019
From the flu virus to hepatitis to measles, there’s a vaccination for many ailments. Many people born in the last 50 years have had their fair share of shots...
on Wed, December 19, 2018
As children look forward to the Christmas holidays – including a break from school – keeping to a schedule is important to preventing behavior issues and...

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