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2020
February
25,
2020
| 07:53 PM America/Denver
In 2019, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reaffirmed their stance on the palivizumab prophylaxis in high-risk infants and young children as guided by the 2014 AAP Guidelines. In Montana, RSV season generally commences in late November lasting...
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February
14,
2020
| 11:19 PM America/Denver
This is a great time of year to review these topics. Every 5 minutes in the United States, a baby is born with a birth defect. At the top of the list of birth defects are congenital heart defects (CHDs). Demographic studies of congenital heart def...
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February
11,
2020
| 05:19 PM America/Denver
According to the CDC, birth defects affect 1 out of 33 births in the U.S. with cleft lip/palate, heart defects and spinal bifida among the most common. We now know that taking 400 mcg folic acid (or the active form called l-methylfolate) before and d...
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February
04,
2020
| 11:21 PM America/Denver
Joseph Castillo and his 10-month old niece, Mikaela, are both learning to walk. For Joseph, it is a re-learning—reminding his muscles to move and spine to support his lengthy 18-year-old body. Born with a lipomyelomeningocele, a condition where an ab...
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January
20,
2020
| 07:28 PM America/Denver
It is an unfortunate fact that many of us have forgotten: Heart disease and atherosclerosis start in childhood. The MI in a patient in their 40s and 50s started decades before, when they were a child. We know this from autopsy data in children and te...
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2019
December
13,
2019
| 11:18 PM America/Denver
Montana Children’s is collecting donated toys and gift items to create a magical holiday experience for patients hospitalized for the holidays. During the week of Christmas, parents of patients in the hospital will be invited to pick out gifts for th...
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December
11,
2019
| 04:17 PM America/Denver
Carly Rickard, chief development officer, and Amy Rohyans Stewart, child life coordinator, at Montana Children’s are interviewed by KGEZ AM radio about this year’s Wonderland Toy Drive and how to help patients and their families cope during holiday h...
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December
11,
2019
| 03:58 PM America/Denver
On Thursday, December 12, Santa will be making his rounds a little early at Montana Children’s to spread some much-needed holiday cheer to the little boys and girls who are hospitalized over the holidays. With a little help from his trusted elves,...
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November
14,
2019
| 09:57 PM America/Denver
Montana Children’s is collecting donated toys and gift items to create a magical Montana Children’s Wonderland shopping area. During the week of Christmas, parents with a child in the hospital are invited to select gifts free of charge – helping to r...
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October
25,
2019
| 08:11 PM America/Denver
Montana Children’s is collaborating with KindVR, a research-based company specializing in the use of virtual reality therapies, to help patients mitigate the pain and stress of medical procedures and conditions. Virtual reality therapy has been prove...
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October
03,
2019
| 05:13 PM America/Denver
Montana Children’s, Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s pediatric facility, has partnered with Aflac, the leader in supplemental insurance sales at U.S. worksites and a committed corporate ally to families facing childhood cancer, to provide pediatric ca...
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September
18,
2019
| 06:13 PM America/Denver
Amy Rohyans Stewart, MS, CCLS, child life coordinator at Montana Children’s is interviewed by KGEZ AM radio regarding what a child life specialist is and how important the role is for pediatric patients. ...
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September
13,
2019
| 04:23 PM America/Denver
Tagen Vine, president of the Kalispell Regional Healthcare Foundation, and Carly Rickard, chief development officer at Montana Children’s, are interviewed by KGEZ AM radio regarding philanthropy and fundraising initiatives for Montana Children’s. ...
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September
10,
2019
| 09:36 PM America/Denver
Montana Children’s, Kalispell Regional Healthcare’s pediatric facility, was built to bring hope and healing to children and families in the Flathead Valley and throughout the state. From June 7 – 14, 2020, Montana Children’s is partnering with Flathe...
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August
12,
2019
| 03:52 PM America/Denver
Amy Rohyans Stewart joined Montana Children’s in June as child life coordinator to initiate the new child life program—a specialized program to help pediatric patients and their families cope effectively with hospitalization. With more than 20 years ...
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July
29,
2019
| 04:07 PM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) is pleased to announce the addition of Carly Rickard to the Montana Children’s and KRH Foundation teams. She will serve as the chief development officer of Montana Children’s, the new pediatric facility that opened...
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July
16,
2019
| 04:24 PM America/Denver
Twelve-year-old Teslyn came down with a fever and body aches, which was no cause for alarm. The aches soon became quite painful. She missed a few days of school and then went back, only to come home feeling exhausted. After a visit with their loca...
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June
27,
2019
| 09:59 PM America/Denver
Finding local, high-quality specialized medical care for a seriously or chronically ill child can be one of the most daunting challenges in an already gut-wrenching scenario. For many families in Montana, that used to mean traveling out of state, cau...
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June
24,
2019
| 07:31 PM America/Denver
Montana Children's, featuring the largest collective of pediatric specialists in the state, is set to open July 1. You are invited to our open house on June 29. Have you heard about it? Interested in what will be housed there and what services are of...
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2018
September
19,
2018
| 04:00 PM America/Denver
What does a pediatric gastroenterologist dietitian do? When would your child need to see a dietitian? These and many more questions are answered in this episode of Healthy Kids featuring Ashley Dunn, RD, LN, pediatric gastroenterology dietitian at Ka...
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August
23,
2018
| 12:46 AM America/Denver
An undescended testicle is common in newborn boys and toddlers. However, surgery may be necessary if the testicle does not descend on its own. Gavin Falk, pediatric surgeon at Kalispell Regional Healthcare Montana Children's explains what you need to...
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2017
October
15,
2017
| 09:00 PM America/Denver
It is estimated that thousands of children are forced to leave the state for medical care annually. Currently, the distance from Kalispell to the nearest dedicated children’s health care facilities (Spokane, Seattle, Salt Lake City and Denver) is 200...
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October
02,
2017
| 10:15 PM America/Denver
October 1, 2017, marked the one-year anniversary of the opening of Kalispell Regional Medical Center’s 12-bed Pediatric Unit/Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). The Pediatric Unit/PICU is staffed with pediatric critical care physicians, pediatri...
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