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COVID-19 Causes Multiple Health Problems for Trenton Woman, Advocates for Masking

Connie Olmstead is one person who can testify that COVID-19 is not something to take lightly.

Diagnostic Imaging: MRI Is Safe for Pacemaker Patients, Opening the Door for Needed Exams
Study shows MRI exams can be safely performed with no adverse events in patients who have non-MR compatible devices, making the exams available for patients who frequently needs these studies the most.
Health Imaging: MRI safely performed in patients with cardiac devices long-considered to be incompatible
It’s great news for the millions who rely on implanted devices such as pacemakers, but were prohibited from undergoing MRI exams, researchers explain.
KMZU: Breast cancer screenings, prevention, and risk factors with Dr. Greg Miller
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. KMZU talked to Dr. Greg Miller about when to start screenings, prevention measures, and more.
Iola Register: Hospitals restrict visitors as cases rise
As COVID cases continue to rise in Allen and Anderson Counties, Saint Luke's hospitals in both areas are implementing more restricted visitor guidelines.
KSHB: Recovered COVID-19 patients react to latest spike in cases
A psychotherapist talks about COVID-fatigue and how one time of letting your guard down could mean a positive COVID-19 test.
Kansas City Medicine: Physician Hikes the Grand Canyon for Charity
Each year, Dr. Paul Chan leads a group of hikers on a 50-mile journey across the Grand Canyon. Read Kansas City Medicine's story on the decade-long tradition to help fight hunger.
NBC Nightly News: Coronavirus hospitalizations at peak in at least 16 states
Kansas and Missouri are among the states seeing record cases of COVID. NBC Nightly News talked to one patient at Saint Luke's South about why it's important to stay vigilant.
KSHB: Local hospitals face capacity issues due to COVID-19
Kansas City-area hospitals are reporting a rise in COVID-19 patients, leading to some capacity issues. KSHB talked to Dr. Marc Larsen about how Saint Luke's is dealing with the high volumes.