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Cassie Pollard

Running Toward the Future

Cassie Pollard's weight steadily increased into her 30s. Fearing diabetes and other health complications, she underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery in 2005. She now enjoys a healthy, active life and is an accomplished runner.

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Memorial to Hold 12th Annual 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Kidney, Pancreas Transplant Patients
Memorial Medical Center’s 12th annual 5K Transplant Run/Walk to benefit kidney and pancreas transplant patients will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Washington Park in Springfield. read more...
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Memorial Medical Center will host a free seminar on gynecologic cancers at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation. read more...
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A seminar on patient safety, “Fundamentally Human: An Innovative Exploration of Patient Safety and Engagement,” will be presented Thursday, Sept. 22, in the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation. read more...
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Memorial Employees Donate Nearly $282,000 to Annual Campaign
Memorial Medical Center Foundation’s 28th annual employee giving campaign raised nearly $282,000 to improve the lives of patients and co-workers throughout Memorial Health System. read more...
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