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CoxHealth is Springfield's only Children's Miracle Network hospital. All funds raised remain local and directly benefit children of the Ozarks.
Meet Today's Heroes

Meet the superheroes who have been helped by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals of CoxHealth. 

Shayla has Johanson-Blizzard syndrome, a very rare disease. Recently she has been experiencing respiratory distress, which has kept her out of school and requires time at Cox South.
Meet Shayla

When Amari was born, her esophagus was not connected to her stomach. She had surgery but still has to eat through a feeding tube. Doctors hope that as she grows up, she will be able to eat food through her mouth.
Meet Amari

A healthy community matters
In addition to helping children with medical needs, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals funds education programs on important health issues that help build a healthier community.

CARDIAC Kids is an early risk detection program for cardiovascular disease in southwest Missouri. CoxHealth visits schools to teach kids about eating healthy and staying active.
Video: Keeping kids' hearts healthy

The C.A.R.E. Mobile is a pediatric clinic on wheels. Its mission is to provide access to health care for children in the Ozarks who have no insurance, do not have a primary care physician or whose parents cannot afford to pay for necessary services.

Video: Wellness on wheels

Help make miracles happen
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Superheroes
It's nearly time for the annual Children's Miracle Network Hospitals telethon, featuring local stories of kids who have overcome medical odds. This year's broadcast will air on KY3 from 10:30 p.m. Saturday, June 2, to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 3.
Video: Just one dollar makes a difference

Your support ensures that local children continue to get the care they desperately need. Help make a miracle happen today.

Visit our HealthSense resource page for a library of videos, podcasts, magazine articles and patient stories.

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Cancer Survivors Day
Cancer Survivors Day with the Springfield Cardinals
Join us on June 3 for our third annual Cancer Survivors Celebration with the Springfield Cardinals, honoring cancer survivors and their families. Tickets are $10 and include a T-shirt and refreshments. Call 417/269-5257 or stop by Hulston Cancer Center.

Healthy recipes

Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips     

Next time you want a sweet snack, try this fresh fruit salsa recipe with crispy cinnamon chips. This delicious salsa is also a healthy dessert.    


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