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USA Today: When Does Your heart Rate Become a Concern? Here's When Your Pulse is Too High.
Dr. Tracy Stevens, cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, explains why heart rate is just a piece of the whole picture.
Healio: DELIVER: Dapagliflozin Cuts Risk for Worsening HF in Adults With, Without Type 2 Diabetes
Dapagliflozin reduces risk for worsening heart failure and cardiovascular death in adults with heart failure with mildly reduced or preserved ejection fraction, regardless of baseline HbA1c.
KSHB: Kansas City Families Shift Shopping Habits Due to Rising Food Costs
KSHB talked to Grace Hoffman with Saint Luke's Food As Medicine Everyday (FAME) program about how to reduce food costs while staying healthy.
KSHB: Overland Park Man Searches for Kidney Donor
KSHB talked to Dr. Lee Cummings about the kidney transplant process and the importance of organ donors.
KCTV: 91st Plaza Art Fair Kicks Off Friday in Kansas City
Saint Luke's Health System is the presenting sponsor of the Plaza Art Fair for the seventh year.
Health IT Analytics: Leveraging Data Analytics, Clinical Intelligence to Bolster Perioperative Care
Health IT Analytics talked to Jane Peck about Saint Luke's collaboration with care operations company Qventus to help increase efficiency with a growing demand for surgical services. 
KSHB: Suicide Rates High in Middle-Aged White Men
In 2020, 69% of Americans who died by suicide were white males. There are ways loved ones and even strangers can help someone in a mental health emergency. 
TCTMD: Mix of Patient, Procedural, and Device Factors All Drove TAVI Advances
As TAVI outcomes have improved over the years, different factors seem to be driving changes in short-term complications and mortality.
Healio: Changes in Devices, Procedures Major Driver of Improvement in TAVR Outcomes
Changes in devices and procedural care were the biggest factor in improvements in short-term outcomes for patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement.