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FOX4 NEWS: Indoor tanning decreases among teens, but tied to risk behavior, report says
By now we all know that indoor tanning increases your risk for skin cancer but a recent report by JAMA Pediatrics reveals it may also be a sign of additional risky behaviors in young people.
Saint Luke’s Health System of Kansas City Files Suit Against Molina Healthcare
Health system cites violation of Missouri’s "Prompt Pay" statute related to unpaid claims for mental health care services for children and adolescents receiving treatment at behavioral health treatment facility.
Alcohol and Cardiovascular Health: The Dose Makes the Poison or the Remedy
Researchers reviewed studies focused on alcohol, ethanol, cardiovascular disease, coronary artery disease, heart failure, hypertension, stroke, and mortality.
Proper Identification and Treatment of Heart Failure Dramatically Impacts Patient Quality of Life
Heart failure impacts more than five million people in the United States and is the number one reason adults over the age of 65 are admitted to the hospital.
Saint Luke's awarded $3.4 million grant from Boston Scientific for further research into innovative cardiac procedures

Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute has been awarded a $3.4 million, three-year grant from Boston Scientific to investi

The Kansas City Business Journal: Saint Luke's East Opens Expanded Oncology Services
The Saint Luke's Cancer Institute officially opened its new oncology wing at Saint Luke's East Hospital.
Everyday Health: Heart Disease on the Rise

When it comes of health-related matters of the heart, the news is not so good. Heart disease is on the rise.

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute named recipient of PCORI awards to engage patients in study of patient-centered outcomes

Projects part of national effort to improve methods for outcomes research

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute/Uni

KC holds community conversation about mental health
Mental illness has been in the news again with the killings in Washington by a man who many sources say was mentally ill.  Most of those who suffer are not violent, but they are often isolated.