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KMBC: Health experts say more evidence shows vitamin D important to surviving COVID-19
Experts say three-fourths of people don't get enough vitamin D, making them more susceptible to infections. KMBC talked to Dr. James O'Keefe about the effects of the vitamin on your health.
KCTV: Experts share how parents can help children with back-to-school anxiety amid pandemic
As children return to school remotely or in person, there is growing concern about their mental and emotional health. KCTV talked to Saint Luke's Crittenton Children's Center about what parents can to do help.
FOX4: Doctors seeing rising trend of colon cancer in younger adults
The recent death of actor Chadwick Boseman brings to light the rising trend of colon cancer in younger adults across the U.S. FOX4 talked to Dr. Liudmila Schafer about the importance of early screenings.
Chillicothe News: Revised visitor guidelines at Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital
With the continued spread of COVID-19, Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital have revised visitor policies in accordance with policies in place with Saint Luke's Kansas City area hospitals.
KCTV: Flu shots are more important than ever in upcoming flu season amidst pandemic
Infectious disease physician talked to KCTV about the upcoming flu season and why it is so important that the community take every precaution as possible this year.
KMBC: Mental health experts offer ways to deal with back-to-school stress
Going back to school can make children nervous enough during a regular year, but going back to class in a pandemic can cause some understandable anxiety. 
Reuters: Fact check: 94% of individuals with additional causes of death still had COVID-19
After a false claim was shared thousands of times on Facebook, the Reuters Fact Check team spoke to Dr. Marc Larsen and other health experts to set the record straight.
Rural Monitor: The Alcoholic Beverage: An Elixir, and Yet a Poison?
Alcoholic beverages have been linked to cancer and other health issues, yet alcohol has also been found to have health benefits. The Rural Monitor talked to Dr. James O'Keefe about these mixed messages.
Longevity: Promote longevity with these tips

There is plenty of evidence to show that exercising regularly promotes longevity and a healthier life. But what's the best way to do it?