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Heart Transplant Recipient Walks Daughter Down the Aisle
When Henry Myers needed a heart transplant, he trusted the team at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute. While waiting for a new heart, one goal, in particular, made him persevere.
KMBC: The Children's SPOT celebrates 40 years of helping kids with developmental delays and disabilities
The Children's SPOT has helped more than 10,000 children over the years. KMBC talked to one mother about how the work with her son there has changed everything.
Kansas City Star: How Kansas City officials are preparing for the coronavirus
As officials report dozens of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the U.S., local and state officials are working with the CDC to prepare. The Kansas City Star talked to Saint Luke's director of infection prevention about what the health system has been doing for weeks.
KCTV: Local Photographer Receives Transplant After Diagnosis of Rare Hereditary Heart Condition
Amyloidosis, a rare condition, is when an abnormal protein called amyloid, which is produced in your bone marrow, and builds up in your tissues and organs. Hear one man's story of overcoming heart failure and getting a second chance at life.
Saint Luke’s News: Artificial intelligence now helping doctors treat common heart condition at Saint Luke’s
Doctors across Saint Luke’s Health System have a new way to easily identify the best treatment for patients with the most common heart rhythm disorder. Dr. Sanjaya Gupta explains how Saint Luke's is now using artificial intelligence that will soon be implemented across the country.
FOX4: Lee's Summit construction worker survives rare form of heart disease after heart stopped twice
After a virus went to his heart, Ryan Harshner was put on ECMO to support his heart and lungs. FOX4 talked to Dr. Adam Fleddermann about his amazing recovery.
KSHB: Technology helps cut wait times during bad flu season
Saint Luke's 27/4 and "On My Way" apps help cut down patient wait times during this year's flu season.
Hall of Fame Cowboy from Kansas Rides into his 80’s with LVAD
After he survived a sudden heart attack and found his way to Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, Duane had a procedure that would not only save his life but get him back to truly living.
Real Love Stories that Remind Us What Love is All About - from the Sweethearts of Bishop Spencer Place
This Valentine’s Day, we introduce you to three couples, who are residents at Saint Luke's Bishop Spencer Place, that share the secrets of a happy relationship and fulfilling marriage from their own experiences. Each story is proof that love exists in all stages of life.