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Read Across America And Dr. Seuss’ Birthday!

By Dena Pepple, R.N. for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group. “YOU CAN FIND MAGIC WHEREVER YOU LOOK. SIT BACK AND RELAX, ALL YOU NEED IS A BOOK.” - DR. SEUSS Did you know that Read Across America is celebrated on March 2nd? Who better to remind us of the importance of...

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A new Marine in the family.

By Jody C. Brown, Director for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group. Recently our family, and a couple friends… 13 of us in total, had the honor and privilege of flying to San Diego and witnessing a Marine Corp boot camp graduation. Our youngest son enlisted in the delayed...

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Congenital Heart Defect Awareness: Izzy B’s Story

By Abbie Engelhardt, R.N. for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group This is a personal story about my niece and congenital heart defect awareness. I wanted to share this story to raise awareness... congenital heart defects week is February 7- 14.  My sister, Lori and I were...

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Car Seat Safety: Protecting Your Precious Cargo

By Abbie Engelhardt, R.N. for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group Our children are our greatest blessings, so we need to keep them safe. Car seat safety is a great place to start. Specifications for your car seat and state car seat laws are thing every parent must know....

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LSPG Implements New Self Check-In System Called Phreesia.

By Angela C. Covington, Supervisor for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group. Great news! Lee's Summit Physicians Group has started using a new self check-in system called Phreesia. Phreesia is a mobile, self check-in system that allow patients to conveniently and securely...

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Happy Spitter or Acid Reflux?

By Lisa B. Fletcher, M.D. with Blue Springs Pediatrics As an expectant parent, we envision a beautiful, chubby, happy bundle of love that nurses every 3-4 hours and sleeps and smiles in between. And then they start puking on you!!! What’s this you ask? It's making you...

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What you need to know about RSV – Respiratory Syncytial Virus

By Amanda Martin, M.D. What is RSV? Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a common lower respiratory infection. In infants and toddlers, it causes bronchiolitis, which is swelling and mucous production of the small airways in the lungs, or pneumonia. In infants and...

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Screen Time vs. Family Time. It’s a problem.

By Dena Pepple, R.N. for Lee’s Summit Physicians Group. I bought my first smart phone 5 years ago. My first grand-baby was coming, and I wanted to be ready for pictures and FaceTime video that my flip phone did not offer. Shortly after, a niece introduced me to Candy...

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