women's and children's hospital http://kbia.org en New clinic to treat sickle cell patients http://kbia.org/post/new-clinic-treat-sickle-cell-patients <p>University of Missouri Health Care is opening a new clinic to treat patients with sickle cell disease.&nbsp; The clinic will be open the second and fourth Thursdays of every month.</p><p>Sickle cell is a genetic disease where red blood cells are in short supply. &nbsp;According to Children’s Mercy Hospital, most of the treatment centers are aimed toward children. Elizabeth Gunier<strong>, </strong>a sickle cell coordinator at Women's and Children's Hospital's blood disorder and cancer unit, says the new clinic is specifically for adults.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 22:53:31 +0000 Emily Potthast 22750 at http://kbia.org New clinic to treat sickle cell patients Women's and Children's Hospital closing ICU http://kbia.org/post/womens-and-childrens-hospital-closing-icu <p>A Columbia hospital says it will close its adult intensive care unit next month because it is not being used enough. Tue, 22 May 2012 19:54:26 +0000 Associated Press 14583 at http://kbia.org Women's and Children's Hospital closing ICU