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KMBC: Doctors say sports physicals are crucial for student-athletes who have had COVID-19
KMBC talked to Dr. Kevin Munger about the lasting effects the virus can leave that could be dangerous if undetected.
KCTV: COVID long-hauler credits Saint Luke's with saving his life, warns others of severity of symptoms
KCTV talked to one COVID long-hauler and Dr. Brad Steinle about the long-term effects of the virus and how rehabilitation plays an important role in recovery.
Kansas City Business Journal: 2021 Healthiest Employers: Saint Luke’s Health System
The Kansas City Business Journal honored Saint Luke's Health System as one of the healthiest employers in the Kansas City area.
Health Imaging: New guide helps clinicians better diagnose coronary artery disease using PET myocardial blood flow
Dr. Timothy Bateman explains why new guidelines were created for using PET to better diagnose coronary artery disease.
Health News You Can Use: Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Treatment Advances
Dr. Liudmila Schafer, Director of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology at Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute, shares preventive steps, why knowing your family history is important, and the new advancements in treatments. 
KSHB: Chillicothe pastor helps doctors promote new age to start colon cancer screening
KSHB talked to one colorectal cancer survivor and Dr. Ben Kulow about why people should start getting regular screenings at age 45 instead of 50.
Chillicothe Pastor Shares Journey of Colon Cancer to Raise Awareness for Early Screening
As a pastor in Chillicothe, Missouri, Jason Mosier, is used to encouraging others during difficult and trying times. He had no way of knowing a trip to the Hedrick Medical Center’s Emergency Department would lead him on one of the hardest journeys of his life.
KSHB: Kansas moves to final vaccination phase
KSHB talked to Dr. Sarah Boyd about how the quick vaccine rollout is having a direct impact on the number of COVID-19 cases.
FOX4: New V-Safe app will help patients report any COVID-19 vaccine side effects to CDC
FOX4 talked to Dr. Sarah Boyd about how to report any uncommon reactions to the COVID-19 vaccine to help the CDC.