Health http://ksmu.org en Area Non-Profits Get Help from Mercy http://ksmu.org/post/area-non-profits-get-help-mercy <p class="x_MsoNormal"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 14pt">Several area non-profit organizations are receiving donations thanks to Mercy Springfield employees.&nbsp; The grants come from Mercy Clinic’s Force for Good.&nbsp; Twice each year Mercy clinic doctors and co-workers donate money to help a variety of local organizations.&nbsp; </span></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:41:15 +0000 Michele Skalicky 11337 at http://ksmu.org Area Non-Profits Get Help from Mercy SW MO Counts Serves as Dashboard for the Community http://ksmu.org/post/sw-mo-counts-serves-dashboard-community <p>In this segment of the League of Women Voters' Making Democracy Work, Leslie Carrier talks with Kathryn Wall, public health information administrator for the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, about the new website, <a href="http://swmocounts.org" target="_blank">swmocounts.org</a>, which serves as a community dashboard.</p><p></p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:35:29 +0000 Michele Skalicky 5285 at http://ksmu.org SW MO Counts Serves as Dashboard for the Community Springfield MU Clinical Campus on Hold http://ksmu.org/post/springfield-mu-clinical-campus-hold <p>Some of the money being withheld from the state's budget would have gone to pay for the MU School of Medicine class expansion and Springfield clinical campus.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:46:06 +0000 Michele Skalicky 1726 at http://ksmu.org Springfield MU Clinical Campus on Hold Mercy Addresses Postpartum Depression http://ksmu.org/post/mercy-addresses-postpartum-depression <p></p><p>A new program being implemented by Mercy Health System is designed to catch postpartum depression in women.&nbsp; And health experts hope it will lead to more women getting treatment.&nbsp; KSMU’s Michele Skalicky has more.</p><div><p></p><p>Springfield mom and Mercy employee Kim Crist had a difficult pregnancy.&nbsp; And when she finally went into labor it lasted 36 hours.&nbsp; She thinks that’s what led to her developing postpartum depression after her daughter was born.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:38:23 +0000 Michele Skalicky 1033 at http://ksmu.org Mercy Addresses Postpartum Depression With School Back in Session, Students Advised to Take Precautions From Flu http://ksmu.org/post/school-back-session-students-advised-take-precautions-flu <p>Recent school cancellations due to poor weather conditions may have allowed enough time for students to recover from certain seasonal illnesses. However, the likelihood of getting sick may increase next week. KSMU’s Scott Harvey reports.</p><p>http://ozarkspub.vo.llnwd.net/o37/KSMU/audio/mp3/students-advised-take-precautions-flu_75537.mp3</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 19:00:49 +0000 Scott Harvey 1843 at http://ksmu.org With School Back in Session, Students Advised to Take Precautions From Flu