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Reuters: AstraZeneca tests diabetes drug for COVID-19
AstraZeneca is testing one of its diabetes drugs as a treatment for COVID-19. Reuters talked to Dr. Mikhail Kosiborod about the trial studying 900 patients.
America's Healthcare Advocate Radio Show: Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute COVID-19 Podcast
Cary Hall interviews Dr. Michael Main to get an inside look at what Saint Luke's is doing amid the COVID-19 pandemic and how people in the community can help as restrictions lift.
KMBC: Fear of virus causing some to delay seeking medical help
At Saint Luke's Hospital, neurologists have patients who waited days to get help, even when having symptoms of a stroke. Hear how it is safe and why it is important to seeking emergency medical treatment, even during COVID-19.
FOX4: Doctors warn of link between COVID-19 and strokes
Strokes are on the rise for the younger population. Hear why it's important to seek life-saving treatment, even during a pandemic.
Saint Luke’s Friends and Family Program makes it easy for patients and loved ones to connect amid COVID-19
Saint Luke’s Friends and Family Program has deployed 102 devices throughout the health system allowing patients to make connections they wouldn’t have been able to make otherwise.
Saint Luke’s News: Doctors seeing more patients with high blood pressure amid coronavirus pandemic
Nearly half of all American adults have high blood pressure, but as the coronavirus pandemic adds stress to everyday life, doctors are noticing even higher numbers across the board. Dr. Tracy Stevens explains what you can do to lower your blood pressure.
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City was awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City’s achievements providing safer health care.
Saint Luke’s South Hospital Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Saint Luke’s South Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Saint Luke’s South Hospital’s achievements providing safer health care.
KCUR: Kansas City Health Officials Worry Lake of the Ozarks Crowds Are A ‘Recipe For Transmission’
Viral video sparks uneasy feelings in local health experts. Dr. Sarah Boyd talks to KCUR about why large gatherings could lead to a surge in COVID-19 cases.