Talk (Auto) Shop With A Doc

Pop quiz! You’re driving in your car on your way to work. You’ve got your morning coffee and Lizzo is blasting on the radio. All is going well until you hear dinging. You look down at your dash and see your check engine light flashing. Do you: 1) Ignore it and turn Lizzo up to…

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Stormont Vail Health team helps achieve Malnutrition Awareness Week proclamation in Kansas

Stormont Vail Health team members spent time at the Kansas Statehouse on Aug. 24, 2022 participating in a proclamation ceremony to recognize Malnutrition Awareness Week in the state of Kansas. Malnutrition Awareness Week is an annual, multi-organizational campaign that is slated for September 19-23 of this year. Allison Gunnoe, a clinical dietitian at the Stormont…

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10 years and counting in Manhattan!

Stormont Vail Health is celebrating a decade of health services in Manhattan since our first expansion to the area. In 2012, Stormont Vail invested in Medical Associates of Manhattan to become Cotton O’Neil Manhattan. Dr. Scott Coonrod is a primary care physician and was part of the transition from the start. “We were just a…

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An Ace Orthopedic Surgeon

Sports and injuries go together like baseball and Cracker Jack®. From high-performing professional athletes to weekend warriors, it’s nearly impossible to find an athlete who hasn’t hurt themselves at some point in their career. Most sports injuries are due to either trauma or overuse of muscles or joints. Some sports injuries can be serious enough…

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Firework Safety Prevention

“And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air, gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.” – The Star Spangled Banner Every Fourth of July, people throughout the United States set off fireworks to celebrate our independence from Britain. The fireworks symbolize bombs bursting in air to remind us of…

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A Doctor Named Shaun

In 1969, Johnny Cash released a rendition of Shel Silverstein’s poem “A Boy Named Sue.” The song is about a boy who grows up angry with his absentee father not for leaving his family, but for naming him “Sue.” Sue eventually finds his father and after a hard won fight, his father provides him some…

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Meet the Real A-Team

“If you have a problem, if no one else can help, maybe you can hire the A-Team.” In 1983, the now iconic A-Team made their debut on the NBC television network. The show focused on a “crack commando unit” with unique character traits and specialties. The main A-Team members comprised of Lieutenant Colonel John “Hannibal”…

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Social Worker Awareness Month

We’re celebrating Social Work Month by recognizing the great work and great people of social work. But do you know what the day-to-day operation looks like for a social worker? We asked several Stormont Vail Health social workers to talk about their role, what they find the most inspiring, the most challenging, what impact they…

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