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The Beacon: Older adults in Kansas City are facing increased anxiety, depression during the pandemic
Amid the pandemic, many seniors are dealing with increased loneliness and depression. The Beacon talked to Dr. Kadie Harry and Saint Luke's Bishop Spencer Place about what they are seeing and how to help your loved ones.
KMBC: Pregnancy during a pandemic
Dr. Devon Ramaeker, Saint Luke's Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician, talks to KMBC about pregnancy during the pandemic and what expecting families should do. 
KCTV: ER doctor, Johnson County business owner question how much new COVID-19 restrictions will help
New COVID-19 restrictions are on the way for much of the Kansas City metro in response to the rapid and uncontrolled spread of the virus.
KSHB: COVID-19 survivor reflects as KCMO Mayor will unveil new guidelines
The pace of COVID-19 cases in the Kansas City metro area is a runaway train, nearing 75,000 (by our count) at the end of last week. Hear from one patient who has survived COVID-19.
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KCUR: Coronavirus Patients From Rural Communities Without Mask Orders Are Crowding Kansas City Hospitals
About three-quarters of Kansas and Missouri counties lack intensive care units, forcing critically ill rural patients to seek care in major cities.
FOX4: Metro and nationwide COVID-19 spike taking toll on hospitals and physicians
Hear from Connie who couldn’t get the life-saving care she needed in Trenton, Missouri and was transferred to Saint Luke's North Hospital for her care to fight COVID-19.
KSHB: Parents react to new Missouri school guidelines released by Gov. Parson
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, parents have been passionate about their children's education. Saint Luke's Infectious Diseases physician weighs in on why wearing masks properly is so crucial.
U.S. News & World Report: High ozone levels up cardiac arrest risk: study
High levels of ozone air pollution could increase the risk of cardiac arrest, according to a new study. Dr. Ali Malik explains why the findings may have important public health implications.
KCTV: Doctor weighs in on risk of school winter sports amid pandemic
Local health departments are discouraging winter indoor sports as COVID cases continue to rise. KCTV talked to Dr. Andrew Schlachter about the risk level and measures being taken.