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KCTV: Chronic Pain: Safer Long-Time Solutions
20% of American adults live with chronic pain. Dr. Jeffrey Foster talks to KCTV about other ways of treating it so you aren’t relying on opioids.
FOX4: Jackson County at High COVID-19 Transmission Level Heading Into Independence Day Weekend
FOX4 talked to Ginny Boos, PhD, about recommended precautions for celebrating the holiday safely as COVID cases rise. 
Lee's Summit Tribune: Saint Luke’s East Hospital Awarded Center Of Excellence In Specialized Prostate Treatment Accreditation
Status as an accredited facility means that Saint Luke’s East Hospital has met nationally and internationally recognized standards.
Fox News: 14 Maternity and NICU Nurses Pregnant at the Same Time at Missouri Hospital
Fourteen nurses who work in the NICU and Labor & Delivery department of Saint Luke's East Hospital are pregnant at the same time.
Saint Luke's Health System Chief Digital Officer Named to National Industry List
Saint Luke’s Health System Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer Debe Gash has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s “50 Innovative Chief Digital Officers to Know" list.  
KSHB: Tips for Staying Safe in the Heat
Doctors at Saint Luke's offered tips for staying safe in the heat as hospitals see a slight uptick in heat-related illnesses.
FOX4: Doctors Prepared for Reluctant Parents as COVID-19 Vaccines Available for Youngest Kids
FOX4 talked to Dr. Sarah Boyd about how the change could help reduce the spread of the virus in the community.
KCTV: Opioid Overdose Deaths Hit All-Time High in US, Including KC
KCTV talked to Dr. Jeffrey Foster about what local experts are seeing and alternative methods to manage pain.
FOX4: Doctor: Alternative Pain Management Key to Preventing Overdoses
FOX4 talked to Dr. Jeffrey Foster about how trying non-addictive pain management techniques before turning to prescription pain pills can help decrease the number of overdoses.