Tag: Mercy Medical Center

Sophia- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Sophia’s courage and spirit inspired us all” After suffering from abdominal pains for a few days, Sophia was admitted to Mercy Medical Center for further evaluation. The 7-year-old had a ruptured appendix and needed surgery. While in recovery, Sophia was unable to eat, rest or relax. She suffered extreme pain getting in and out of […]

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Lola- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Lola smiled through the pain” After suffering from a severe strep throat infection and digestive issues, 6-year-old Lola was admitted to Mercy Medical Center for further treatment. Doctors soon discovered she had salmonella in her system. Lola was in the hospital for 10 days, secluded in isolation because of her illness. She needed many blood […]

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Monica- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Monica showed everyone kindness, even while she was in pain” For several weeks, 14-year-old Monica suffered from extreme stomach pain. She wasn’t able to eat, became anemic, dropped weight, and missed school and time with her friends. Medication prescribed by doctors made her even sicker. Monica was eventually admitted to Mercy Medical Center where surgeons […]

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Carmon- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Carmon was always asking questions” Even though she was afraid, in pain and missing out on a lot of fun stuff, 7-year-old Carmon never let her smile and polite disposition drop. Carmon was hospitalized at Mercy Medical Center after suffering from a sore throat, rash and fever. The rash covered her entire body; she was […]

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Jasmine- Hero of the Month

July 2015

“Jasmine always kept a smile on her face” Five-year-old Jasmine was hospitalized at Mercy Medical Center for a dangerous allergic reaction to an antibiotic. When admitted, she was covered head-to-toe in an itchy, painful red rash and was suffering from high fevers. Jasmine needed treatment for several days before she was sent home. Unfortunately, Jasmine […]

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Saber- Hero of the Month

June 2015

“Even though he was very weak, Saber would still greet you with a smile” Saber was admitted to Mercy Medical Center suffering from influenza A and B, along with respiratory syncytial virus; all three illnesses are caused by viruses that make you very ill with cough, stomach aches, fevers, and being unable to rest. Usually, […]

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Beau- Hero of the Month

April 2015

“Beau had to go through a lot to get better” While on a family vacation, Beau fell ill with stomach flu-like symptoms. After five days, the family traveled home and Beau was taken immediately to the doctor. He was diagnosed with a ruptured appendix and needed surgery quickly; doctors also had to place a drain […]

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Alana- Hero of the Month

April 2015

“Alana was very motivated” Little Alana just wasn’t getting better. After two weeks of doctor’s appointments and several types of antibiotics, 5-year-old Alana was admitted to Mercy Medical Center. She was diagnosed with dehydration, severe ear and bladder infections, pneumonia and unstable blood sugars as related to her type 1 diabetes. Alana had to withstand […]

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