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Saint Luke’s News: Forget what you’ve heard about back surgery then, here’s how it has evolved
In the past, the words “back surgery” meant long recovery times and a higher chance of complications with traditional open procedures. Dr. Cheerag Upadhyaya explains how a lot has changed in the past decade with minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Kim Smolderen
Saint Luke's News: Dr. Kim Smolderen of Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute Elected Fellow of the American Heart Association
Dr. Kim Smolderen, cardiologist and outcomes research scientist at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Heart Association by the Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease.
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Dr. Ali Malik of Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute a Finalist for Jay D. Coffman Early Investigator Award from the American Heart Association
The award recognizes the research and background of an outstanding PVD student, trainee, or early career investigator and encourages participation in the American Heart Association.
Dr. Tony Zink with his family
Saint Luke's cardiologist gives back to Saint Luke's Rehabilitation Institute
Saint Luke’s cardiologist Dr. Tony Zink and his wife, Toni, have supported Saint Luke’s for nearly two decades. See why they helped bring music therapy to Saint Luke's Rehabilitation Institute.
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Allen County Regional Hospital Board Approves Agreement with Saint Luke’s Health System
The Allen County Regional Hospital Board voted last night to lease Allen County Regional Hospital to a subsidiary of Saint Luke’s Health System.
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Randomized Trials Show Fish Oil Reduces Risk of Cardiovascular Illness
Omega-3 fatty acids, commonly known as fish oil, have been proven to significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease according to a new scientific paper co-authored by cardiologist Dr. James O’Keefe from the Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute and published in the Journal of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
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Anderson County Hospital announces the addition of new service line
Senior Life Solutions, an intensive outpatient group therapy program, is designed to meet the unique needs of adults 65 and older who are struggling with symptoms of depression and anxiety.
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Team Highlight: Cath Lab and EP Lab Nurses at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute
The Saint Luke's Cath Lab and EP Lab teams play key roles in saving and improving the lives of many in cardiac emergencies. Nurses Kim Filla and Holly Steinshouer explain what their teams do every day.
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Saint Luke’s News: Trials show medications for ovarian cancer dramatically reduce chance of recurrence in wide range of patients
Two recent trials are giving new hope to more patients with ovarian cancer. Dr. Michelle Rowland talks about the exciting advancement and what women can do to help catch ovarian cancer early.