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Saint Luke's News: Doctors strongly discourage vaping as multiple deaths reported in Kansas and Missouri among illness outbreak
Federal health officials are investigating an outbreak of serious lung injuries and deaths related to e-cigarettes and vaping products. Dr. Vincent Lem explains how anyone who vapes is susceptible.
Food as Medicine Everyday cookbook and various ingredients for the cooking segment
FAME: Plaza Art Fair cooking segment with Seasons 52
Lucas Schubert, Nutritional Coordinator with Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute and the Food As Medicine Everyday (FAME) program, shares how to make two tasty recipes at Seasons 52 for the 2019 Plaza Art Fair.
Khannah Smith
Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group welcomes Khannah Smith, MD, to the medical team
Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group in Trenton is pleased to welcome internal medicine physician, Khannah (pronounced Hannah) Smith, MD, to the medical team.
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Wright Memorial Hospital Launches Nurse Navigator Oncology Program
Wright Memorial Hospital recently launched a new program that will provide an oncology nurse navigator dedicated to easing the physical, spiritual, emotional, and financial hardships of living with and beyond cancer.
Runners competing in the 9th Annual Plaza 10K
Ninth Annual Plaza 10K raises nearly $50,000 for Saint Luke's Home Care and Hospice
Nearly 4,000 runners gathered to compete in the 2019 Plaza 10K to benefit Saint Luke's Home Care and Hospice.
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Saint Luke’s leads first of its kind trial to help patients with heart failure – DEFINE-HF
DEFINE-HF was not only the first multi-center randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial that Saint Luke’s developed, coordinated, and implemented in its entirety, but the first significant effort to look at what effect dapagliflozin, a drug initially created for the treatment of diabetes, was going to have in patients who also have heart failure.  
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Saint Luke’s News: New research finds key to improving both mental, physical health
Saint Luke’s cardiologist James O’Keefe, MD, co-authors new study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
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Celebrate Life - Smithville Suicide Prevention Week
Celebrate Life's scheduled events, and activities will focus on starting the conversation with each other about suicide, reducing the stigma of mental illness, hearing testimonials, and providing some training for the community on how to respond to people in need.