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KSHB: KC metro high schoolers feel mental health relief with return to classroom
KSHB talked to Savannah Geske, PhD, about how returning to the classroom will provide a mental health boost for many students.
KMBC: Amid pandemic, friendship blossoms into romance for couple at Bishop Spencer Place
KMBC talked to Bishop Spencer Place residents Una and Clark about how the pandemic became a way to strengthen their friendship and find love.
KMBC: Saint Luke's gives look at ECMO treatment that saved Springfield man's life from COVID-19
KMBC talked to Dr. Michelle Haines about Saint Luke's Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) treatment that can save the lives of some of the most critically ill, like Marc McGee.
KSHB: An adjacent crisis: Liver diseases on the rise during pandemic
KSHB talked to Dr. Laura Alba about what doctors are seeing locally with a concerning national trend.
Health News You Can Use: COVID-19 and an Athlete's Heart
Dr. Anthony Magalski talks about the impact COVID-19 can have on an athlete’s heart as well as guidelines for Return to Play after a COVID infection.
Successful Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment Saves Lenexa Father’s Legs from Amputation
Chris Allen had so much pain in his legs that he couldn't walk 500 feet without needing to take a break. Now, he feels like he has two brand new wheels.
FOX4: Metro man with chronic disease avoids amputation thanks to new trial procedure at Saint Luke’s
FOX4 talked to Dr. Matthew Bunte about the new, innovative LimFlow procedure for patients with severe peripheral artery disease.
Studies find transcarotid TAVR safest alternate, while minimizing hospital stays in the COVID-19 era
Transcarotid access was found to be the safest alternate option for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), according to two recent large studies. Dr. Keith Allen explains.
KSHB: Local survivor, physical therapist reflect on COVID-19 victories
KSHB spoke to a physical therapist at Saint Luke's Rehabilitation Institute about what patient success stories have meant to those on the front lines over the course of the pandemic.