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What is a Med-Peds Physician

What is a Med-Peds Physician?

Med-Peds Physicians provide a new kind of care for people who experienced complex childhood conditions as children.  Dr. Ryan Tomlinson is the only Med-Peds primary care physician licensed in the state of Iowa. His training makes him uniquely equipped to work with kids and adults with lifelong conditions. A relatively “new” specialty to the field […]

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6 Des Moines Instagram Accounts We Love

It’s no secret that we LOVE instagram! I’m definitely guilty of hiding from my kids and escaping to the world of pretty pictures and funny quotes–tell me I’m not alone!  But really, instagram is my favorite form of social media. I love seeing pictures of friends and family and also following local businesses. And I […]

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Emily Butterworth Hello Charlie

Des Moines Moms Movers and Shakers: Emily Butterworth, Hello Charlie

We are continuing our series on Des Moines area moms who are movers and shakers. These are women who are making a difference in our community through the businesses they own, organizations they are involved with, and work they do. Emily Butterworth began Hello Charlie in March 2015. Hello Charlie is a photography studio that provides creative direction, […]

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tummy aches

Why Kids Get Tummy Aches

“My tummy hurts” or “I have a tummy ache” are frequent complaints heard by parents.   Stomach and intestinal upset in children can be worrisome, but in the majority of cases parents can be assured their children are healthy. Mercy’s Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic has three pediatric gastroenterologists on staff to diagnosis and offer care options for pediatric […]

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