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Kansas City Business Journal: KC NWSL lands partnership with big KC player
The professional women’s soccer team will sport the Saint Luke’s Health System name on the back of its uniforms, and Saint Luke's will be the team's official medical care provider.
KMBC: Pfizer says trials show a lower dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe for 5- to 11-year-olds
KMBC talked to Dr. Sarah Boyd about why vaccinating children is an important step to curbing the spread of the virus.
New York Times: How Much Exercise Do We Need to Live Longer?
Two large-scale new studies of the relationship between physical activity and longevity show that the right types and amounts of physical activity reduce the risk of premature death by as much as 70 percent.
KMBC: Braymer, Missouri, bus driver gets big homecoming after 266 days battling COVID-19
A Braymer, Missouri, bus driver, Phil has finally been discharged from Saint Luke's Rehabilitation Institute following a long battle with COVID-19. 
KSHB: COVID-19 patient gets surprise sendoff after 10 months in the hospital

Phil, a COVID-19 survivor is going home after nearly ten months in hospitals. He was surprised with a special send-off as he was discharged from

KMBC: Kansas City doctors push people to get flu shots as pandemic continues
Dr. Todd Fristo, family medicine physician at Saint Luke's Physician Group, talks about the importance of the flu vaccine this year. 
KBIA: Missouri OBGYNs Are Worried About Rise in Severe Complications, Stillbirths in COVID-19 Positive Mothers
KBIA talked to Dr. Rebecca Hamel about the risks expecting mothers face with COVID-19 and why all women who are pregnant or hoping to become pregnant should get the vaccine as soon as possible. 
KMBC: Kansas City woman finds relief for chronic low back pain with implant procedure
KMBC talked to Dr. Jeffrey Foster about the innovative procedure that helped Linda find pain relief.
KSHB: Saint Luke's OBGYN pleads with expecting mothers to get vaccinated as many end up in ICU
KSHB talked to Dr. Rebecca Hamel about why pregnant mothers should get vaccinated as soon as possible with increased risks due to the emergence of the delta variant.