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.
While lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., a new report found more people are surviving the cancer than 10 years ago. KCTV talked to Dr. Subramanian about why it's often still caught in later stages and how one local woman found out she had the disease.
Although the holidays can be a very difficult time for many Crittenton youth, the Adopt-An-Angel program provides positive remembrances and gifts for children who otherwise wouldn’t enjoy the holiday season this way.
When Dale Cooksey's mitral valve wasn't sealing normally, doctors at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute performed the MitraClip procedure to get the 98-year-old back to his active lifestyle quickly.
New clinical trials are causing a stir of excitement and hope in ovarian cancer circles. The Kansas City Star talked to Dr. Michelle Rowland and Nita Jestila about the treatment that's significantly reducing recurrence in more women.