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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...
on Thu, October 25, 2018
Via Christi was a sponsor and participant in the 18th annual Café Con Leche, a bilingual health and wellness fair focused on native Spanish speakers. More...
Kayla Fraizer
on Tue, September 25, 2018
In May, Ascension Via Christi St. Francis launched a “Zero Out for Patient Safety” initiative to reduce patients’ risk of infection and subsequently had zero C...
healthy box lunch
on Fri, August 31, 2018
Packing school lunches can become a monotonous task for parents and kids alike as they can quickly tire of typical lunch fare, but it’s important that parents...
backpack boy
on Wed, August 29, 2018
Does your child complain about an aching back or shoulders, tingling arms or is he or she developing a stooped posture? According to The American Physical...
Sick kid playing
on Mon, August 27, 2018
It could happen at any time. Your preschooler needs stitches. Your third grader has to have a cast. Your middle schooler needs surgery. Being injured or ill...
Little girl sleeping
on Tue, July 24, 2018
With school starting in just a few weeks, sleep may quickly become the first casualty of a busy, demanding schedule. After a summer of relaxed bedtimes and...

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