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Emerson's Birth Story

As The Birth Place celebrates its fifth anniversary, one special NICU graduate is ringing in her third birthday. Despite a two-day stay in the NICU, three-year-old Emerson has grown into a happy, healthy toddler. “She is absolutely perfect,” mom Amanda, exclaimed. “We are forever grateful to the NICU nurses at The Birth Place.” Before Emerson’s […]

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  1. Emerson’s Birth Story

    Emerson’s Birth Story

    As The Birth Place celebrates its fifth anniversary, one special NICU graduate is ringing in her third birthday. Despite a two-day stay in the NICU, three-year-old Emerson has grown into a happy, healthy toddler. “She is absolutely perfect,” mom Amanda, exclaimed. “We are forever grateful to the NICU nurses at The Birth Place.” Before Emerson’s […]

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  2. Finding Steady Ground

    Finding Steady Ground

    Going down a set of stairs. Mowing the lawn. People do these activities every day without thinking twice. But for 56-year-old Osawatomie resident Clayton Sherlock these simple tasks were taxing and filled with uncertainty before a total knee replacement in November 2021. The Problem Knee Clayton’s knee issues began in 2000 when his weight reached […]

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  3. Everything Ear Tubes: When and Why Your Child May Need Them

    Everything Ear Tubes: When and Why Your Child May Need Them

    It’s cold and flu season, which may result in more frequent or severe ear infections. While treatment and time resolve most ear infections and related issues, there is always the potential for longer-term complications, sometimes making ear tubes a necessary means of medical intervention. To help kids get the care they need, we have addressed […]

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  4. Walking to a New Beat

    Walking to a New Beat

    Vickie Otten will never forget the late-night trip to the Emergency Room that set her life on a different course. “I remember that visit all too well,” Vickie, said. “After almost a year of uncontrolled heart problems, I was admitted to the hospital. I felt hopeless and tired – something had to change.” Vickie consulted […]

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  5. Maintaining Your Heart Health During Uncertain Times

    Maintaining Your Heart Health During Uncertain Times

    At the beginning of the pandemic, healthcare providers in the United States and around the world saw patients deferring their cardiovascular care. The result? Patients began showing up with serious issues that were difficult to manage. From dizziness and shortness of breath to pain, discomfort or death, poor heart health can have real consequences. Fortunately, […]

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  6. Jaree Lanser, RRT, Is Named the 2021 Frank H. Devocelle Legacy Award Winner

    Jaree Lanser, RRT, Is Named the 2021 Frank H. Devocelle Legacy Award Winner

    Jaree Lanser, RRT, who works in the Cardiopulmonary Department at Miami Country Medical Center as a registered respiratory therapist, is the 2021 Frank H. Devocelle Legacy Award winner. After being recognized as the 4th Quarter Outstanding Associate, senior leadership team named the 14-year-veteran the Frank H. Devocelle Legacy Award Winner. For this achievement, Jaree will […]

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  7. Breast Cancer: New Screening and Treatment Options Now Available

    Breast Cancer: New Screening and Treatment Options Now Available

    Breast cancer affects one in eight women during their lives. If you’re one of the women affected by breast cancer, we want to ensure you receive the care you need. In addition to our existing breast cancer services, we’ve added some new screening and treatment tools. New Resources FAST Breast MRI Screening The FAST Breast […]

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  8. Josephine’s Journey Home: A NICU Graduate Story

    Josephine’s Journey Home: A NICU Graduate Story

    Today, Baby Josephine is a chatty and social five-month-old. She ranks in the top 20th percentile for weight, a milestone that brings parents Emily and Aaron Davis great joy. However, just six months ago, Josephine was born weighing only four pounds, 12 ounces. In need of some extra care after her birth, she was admitted […]

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  9. Miami County Medical Center Celebrates 25 Years

    Miami County Medical Center Celebrates 25 Years

    Miami County Medical Center (MCMC) is celebrating 25 years in its current facility by looking back on some key highlights from the last couple decades. Where We’ve Been Construction of the existing MCMC hospital was completed in 1996. Costing $13 million to build, the new 56,500-square-foot facility was twice as large as the old hospital. […]

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  10. An Agent for Early Detection

    An Agent for Early Detection

    Olathe resident and real estate agent Bev Huff was fighting breast cancer long before she was diagnosed in November 2020. In the years leading up to her diagnosis, both Bev’s mom and aunt battled the disease. She followed their cancer journeys closely. When Bev was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma (the most common type of […]

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