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Dean finds immediate relief from back pain through minimally invasive surgery
For 5 months Dean experienced pain like a “toothache,” a dull, constant pain on his left side. He felt tingling, numbness, and a buzzing sensation. Then, he came to Saint Luke's, and it all changed.
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Kidney Transplant Gives Jamont Newfound Freedom
Three days a week, three hours a day, for 12 years—Jamont Clayton spent roughly 5,616 hours of his life attached to a kidney dialysis machine.
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Cooling Therapy Saves Retired News Reporter From Cardiac Arrest
Veteran news reporter Dan Verbeck missed the biggest story of his life—his own death.
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Parkinson's Couldn't Stop Barry
"It was frustrating, and I thought that was just the way life was going to be," Barry Blank said. Read his about journey with Parkinson's and about the procedure that changed his life.
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New Device Helps Musician’s Congestive Heart Failure
Trial device helps Seabrun “Candy” Hunter’s worn heart valve pump at a steady beat.
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Two-Time Heart Transplant Recipient Becomes a Mother of Two
Mindy Corbin had the same hopes for her future that many women have. Hear how she didn't let two heart transplants stand in the way of creating the future she envisioned.
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Life, Supported
A machine gives the future back to Mark Shuster.
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Tim's new “Super Power” put an end to his Essential Tremors
Tim's life was taken over when his essential tremors became severe. An appointment with a Saint Luke's Specialist changed how he now lives life.
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A Stroke Couldn't Keep Jesus from Returning to his family and his Taco Truck

Jesus Renteria is a 47-year husband and father, and owner of a successful taco truck business in Kansas City.