Saint Luke's Newsroom

Apr. 18, 2024
KSHB: Two-Time Kansas City-Area Heart Recipient Encourages Others to Donate Organs
KSHB talked to Steve and his heart transplant surgeon, Dr. Russell Davis, about the life-saving impact of organ donation.
Apr. 16, 2024
Double the Teamwork
Kelly Anspaugh received both a heart and kidney transplant at Saint Luke's.
Apr. 12, 2024
Express Yourself Camp: Summer Grief Camp for Children Struggling with Loss
Express Yourself Camp is designed for kids ages 5 – 14 who have experienced a loss or change.
Apr. 12, 2024
Health News You Can Use: Advances in Transplant & Organ Donation
Dr. Matthew Wilkinson, a transplant surgeon at Saint Luke’s talks about the advances in organ donation and the importance of living organ donation.
Apr. 11, 2024
AARP: 10 Types of Exercise That Can Help You Live Longer
AARP talked to Dr. James O'Keefe about different types of exercise that can help improve longevity.
Apr. 10, 2024
KMBC: Odessa Couple a Perfect Match in Marriage and in Their Kidneys
KMBC talked to Dr. Matthew Wilkinson about living organ donation and one couple's incredible story.
Apr. 10, 2024
U.S. News & World Report: Wegovy Helps Those With Both Diabetes, Heart Failure: Study
For people struggling with both diabetes and a common type of heart failure, the weight-loss drug Wegovy may do more for their health than help them shed pounds, new research suggests.
Apr. 9, 2024
Trading Days for Years
Before his heart transplant, Robert Johnson had a hard time even cutting his grass. Now, after receiving a heart transplant at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, he is back to enjoying physical activities, like golf.
Apr. 8, 2024
MEDIA COVERAGE: Obesity Medication Proves Effective in Treating Patients with Obesity-Related Heart Failure and Type 2 Diabetes
A new study led by Dr. Mikhail Kosiborod found patients with obesity-related heart failure and type 2 diabetes had significant improvement in symptoms and physical limitations when taking semaglutide.