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Courier Tribune: FAME: Expert discusses healthy summer snack options
Instilling nutritious eating habits at an early age can create lifelong practices that promote good health. The Courier Tribune talked to Lucas Schubert with Saint Luke's Food As Medicine Everday (FAME) program about healthy snack and drink options for summer.
KCTV: Fireworks and hand sanitizer could make for dangerous combination on July 4th
Doctors warn there may be added risk for fireworks injuries this year during the pandemic. KCTV talked to Dr. Tom McEwan about why hand sanitizer and fireworks are a dangerous combination.
FOX 4 News. Man cooking steaks over a grill.
FOX4: Saint Luke's doctor shares ways to stay COVID-19 safe during Fourth of July celebrations
As Americans gear up to celebrate the Fourth of July, FOX4 talked to Dr. Sarah Boyd about things you can do to stay COVID-19 safe over the holiday weekend.
KMBC 9 abc. Photo of Carol Lance and her new baby, Harmony.
KMBC: Doctors urge pregnant women to be extra cautious as growing number test positive for COVID-19
The number of pregnant women testing positive for COVID-19 is going up in the Kansas City area. KMBC talked to Dr. Ingenue Cobbinah about what precautions expectant mothers should take.
Allen County Regional Hospital.
Iola Register: Hospital goes under Saint Luke's umbrella
As of July 1, Allen County Regional Hospital is now part of Saint Luke's Health System. The Iola Register took a look at the July 1 transition as well as the hospital's history and the new ACRH administrator, Elmore Patterson.
Saint Luke’s South campus rendering. Sun Newspaper Collection, Johnson County Museum.
Shawnee Mission Post: Johnson County's hospitals and healthcare systems
With so much health news amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Shawnee Mission Post wrote a three-part series exploring the history of health care in Johnson County, including Saint Luke's.
Allen County Regional Hospital
Kansas City Business Journal: Saint Luke's will add 19th (and most distant) hospital to its system on July 1
Saint Luke's Health System will assume management of Allen County Regional Hospital on July 1. The critical access hospital serves Iola, Kansas, and the surrounding communities.
Elmore Patterson, Steve Schieber, and Jeff Johnson at a Board of Trustees meeting
Iola Register: Allen County Regional Hospital ready for changeover
Saint Luke's Health System will assume management of Allen County Regional Hospital on July 1, 2020.
KCTV 5 News. Migraine and headache awareness. Sponsored by: Saint Luke's Health System
KCTV: Migraines get worse during the pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many are experiencing worsening or more frequent migraines. KCTV talked to Dr. Sarah Gibbons about what's causing this trend and what people can do to reduce migraines.