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Health News You Can Use: Fireworks Injuries and Safety Tips
Dr. Rioux-Forker, hand surgeon at Saint Luke’s Health System, talks about common fireworks injuries and the best ways to stay safe while celebrating the Fourth of July.
KCTV: Chronic Pain: Safer Long-Time Solutions
20% of American adults live with chronic pain. Dr. Jeffrey Foster talks to KCTV about other ways of treating it so you aren’t relying on opioids.
FOX4: Jackson County at High COVID-19 Transmission Level Heading Into Independence Day Weekend
FOX4 talked to Ginny Boos, PhD, about recommended precautions for celebrating the holiday safely as COVID cases rise. 
Lee's Summit Tribune: Saint Luke’s East Hospital Awarded Center Of Excellence In Specialized Prostate Treatment Accreditation
Status as an accredited facility means that Saint Luke’s East Hospital has met nationally and internationally recognized standards.
Fox News: 14 Maternity and NICU Nurses Pregnant at the Same Time at Missouri Hospital
Fourteen nurses who work in the NICU and Labor & Delivery department of Saint Luke's East Hospital are pregnant at the same time.
Health News You Can Use: PTSD and Treatments
Monty Miller, psychotherapist at Saint Luke’s Health System, talks about who is impacted by PSTD, the trauma that can cause it, and therapies that can help people suffering from PTSD.
Not a Simple Fix: A Worthwhile Weight-Loss Journey
After three years, 142 pounds, nine dress sizes, 15,000 minutes of meditation, dozens of behavioral therapy sessions, two finished 5Ks, and one pandemic, Esther Grenz tells her Saint Luke's Center for Surgical Weight Loss story.
Saint Luke’s Profile: Marcia McCoy, RN, MSN
A local pioneer in women's heart health achieves a career milestone at Saint Luke’s.
Saint Luke's Health System Chief Digital Officer Named to National Industry List
Saint Luke’s Health System Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer Debe Gash has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s “50 Innovative Chief Digital Officers to Know" list.