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Science, Health and Technology
8:46 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Boone County offers free flu shots for children

A flu shot is administered
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Children in Boone County can get free flu shots starting Tuesday, Oct. 1. 

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Science, Health and Technology
9:27 am
Thu March 14, 2013

New waiting room at MU Children's Hospital is more than just a room

The kitchen near the newborn intensive care unit waiting area at the MU Children's Hospital includes a large refrigerator for families' groceries. The hopsital celebrated the area's opening Tuesday, March 12, 2013.
Annie Trout KBIA

The University of Missouri Children’s Hospital celebrated the opening of a new waiting area for its newborn intensive care unit. Hospital officials said accommodating families for longer periods and overnight stays is an important aspect of neonatal intensive care units.

The new waiting room, located right next to the NICU, includes a living room, kitchen, two flat screen TVs and shower facilities.

On Tuesday evening, about 50 family members, supporters, and health care professionals got a preview of the new waiting area.

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Science, Health and Technology
6:29 pm
Wed November 23, 2011

New ambulances acquired by MU Children's Hospital

The University of Missouri Children's Hospital inducted two new 'kid friendly' ambulances into its fleet.
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The University of Missouri Children’s Hospital has inducted two new ambulances into its fleet. The new vehicles also have side-loading doors instead of back doors that allow for two patients to be transported at the same time.

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