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FOX4: Saint Luke's North Hospital celebrates 'Baby Shark Week' with adorable costumes
Baby sharks are swimming into the maternity ward at Saint Luke's North Hospital. Watch FOX4's story on the adorable costumes ahead of Shark Week 2020.
KCTV: Impact of Missouri vote to approve Medicaid expansion
Missouri voters chose to become the 38th state in the country to expand Medicaid. KCTV talked to Saint Luke's VP of Government & Community Relations about how the vote will impact the community.
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ADHD Medications Lead to Higher Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, According to New Study From Saint Luke’s Cardiologist James O’Keefe, MD
The use of prescription drugs for ADHD has significantly increased in the past few decades. James O'Keefe, MD studies the link between these medications and cardiovascular events.
FOX4: Saint Luke's surgeon first to perform cutting edge Robotic Whipple surgery in KC
Saint Luke's is among the first in Missouri to perform the innovative robotic surgery. FOX4 talked to Dr. Lee Cummings about how the Robotic Whipple is a game-changer in treating pancreatic cancer.
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Exercising During Your Bariatric Journey
Exercising is one of the most important parts of the surgical weight loss process. As a patient at Saint Luke’s Center for Surgical Weight Loss, you will work with an exercise physiologist before and after surgery to help you incorporate exercise into your life for the long term and build a healthier you.
USA Today: An ER visit could save your health or life. Don't avoid hospitals during COVID pandemic
A growing number of people are not seeking needed emergency care amid the pandemic. Read the USA Today opinion piece written by Saint Luke's President and CEO Dr. Melinda Estes about what hospitals are doing to keep patients safe.
Kansas City Star: Here are the best hospitals in the area, according to national ranking
Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City was ranked as one of the top two hospitals in Kansas City in the 2020-21 U.S. News & World Report rankings of hospitals nationwide.
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Kansas City Business Journal: Four hospitals in KC rank among nation's best hospitals
Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City ranked among the top two hospitals in the Kansas City metro, according to U.S. News & World Report's annual ranking of medical centers across the country.
KMZU: What's contact tracing? Here's what local health experts want you to know
Once a person tests positive for COVID-19, the next steps are quarantining and contact tracing. KMZU talked to Dr. Greg Miller about when to call your doctor.