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KMBC: Concussion expert talks about Patrick Mahomes’ injury
KMBC talked to Dr. Sarah Gibbons about what doctors are looking for when evaluating the star quarterback for a potential concussion.
KSHB: Expert, athletes talk concussion healing process following Mahomes’ injury
KSHB talked to Dr. Sarah Gibbons about how a concussion is still possible without a hard hit to the head.
FOX4: Local brain injury experts weigh in on Mahomes, concussion symptoms and possible road to recovery
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has entered the NFL's concussion protocol. FOX4 talked to Dr. Sarah Gibbons about the most important part of recovery with potential concussions.
Courier Tribune: Walk-in clinic now at Saint Luke's Smithville location
Saint Luke’s Primary Care–Smithville has expanded services to include a walk-in clinic treating patients with minor illnesses in the evening and on weekends.
KMBC: Expert shares how parents can help children process feelings, answer questions after Capitol riots
Seeing or hearing about the unrest at the nation's Capitol on top of a stressful pandemic can be a lot for children to take in. KMBC spoke to Amanda Davis about how parents can help children process these feelings.
KSHB: Saint Luke's nurse details her COVID-19 vaccine journey
Front line workers at Saint Luke's have started getting the COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. KSHB talked to ICU nurse Kristin Sollars and Dr. Sarah Boyd about what to expect with the second dose.
Kansas City Magazine: How three of Kansas City's Top Doctors stay grounded during a tough year
Kansas City Magazine spoke to Dr. Eddie Island about his favorite part of the job and how he finds creative relief when he's not in the operating room.
KSHB: Infectious disease physician explains importance of getting COVID-19 booster shot

This week, hospitals in the Kansas City metro are starting to administer the COVID-19 booster shot to health care workers.

KCTV: New Alzheimer's research shows promising signs for prevention
New research found a promising therapy that may greatly reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. KCTV spoke to Dr. James O'Keefe about his recent study.