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What to Do About Winter Colds

As we enter colder months and infections begin to spread, you may wonder how to best care for yourself or a loved one. While it can be tempting to head straight to the pharmacy, not all infections need to be treated with medications. Many clear up by themselves, making it important to know some basic […]

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Flu Facts: What You Need to Know

    Flu Facts: What You Need to Know

    You asked.  Elizabeth W. Musil, MD, FAAP, a pediatrician at Olathe Health Pediatrics – Olathe Medical Park and Olathe Health Pediatrics – College Point, answered.   As COVID-19 continues to make headlines, influenza (flu) prevention shouldn’t fall off your radar. Viruses have been unpredictable the last year, beginning with a dip in flu cases (due to […]

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  10. A Testimony of Hope for Breast Cancer Patients

    A Testimony of Hope for Breast Cancer Patients

    This October during Breast Cancer Awareness month, Hattie Heard is sharing her cancer journey and encouraging women to get their annual mammograms. In 2019 Hattie was a healthy, active 56-year-old. She exercised, saw her doctor for regular check-ups, and had annual mammograms. Despite feeling fine, Hattie started to notice some discharge from her right breast. […]

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