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Saint Luke’s President and CEO Named Among ‘Most Influential People in Healthcare’
Modern Healthcare and its readers selected the honorees for this significant recognition based on the innovation and resilience they have demonstrated through the historic events of the past year.
Platte County Citizen: First vaccines given at Saint Luke's hospitals
Saint Luke's ICU nurse Kristin Sollars was the first employee to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Read the Platte County Citizen's story on what the vaccine means to Sollars and her experience on the frontlines of the pandemic.
KMBC: With so much loss in 2020, bereavement expert talks about coping this holiday season
Because of the pandemic, 2020 will go on record as the deadliest year in U.S. history. KMBC spoke to Bruce Leisy about healthy ways to cope with grief this holiday season.
KCTV: Coping with holiday grief after the loss of a loved one
The holidays this year will not be the same for many people, especially those who have lost a loved one. KCTV talked to Bruce Leisy about healthy ways to cope with grief this holiday season.
Health News You Can Use: Grief and the Holidays During a Pandemic
The holiday season is here, and with more than 300 thousand deaths from COVID-19, more families than ever will be going through their first holiday season without their loved ones.
Cancer Today: Getting Serious About Depression
Cancer survivors have higher rates of depression than the general population, but many don’t know help is available. Cancer Today talked to Savannah Geske, PhD, about efforts to recognize depression in cancer patients at Saint Luke's.
KCTV: Understanding your risk for lung cancer
Lung cancer kills more men and women than any other cancer. KCTV talked to Dr. Janakiraman Subramanian about who is at increased risk and the importance of early detection.
Kansas City Magazine: Cardio can boost creativity—here's how
If you feel unmotivated and stuck in a creative rut, studies show exercise may help. Kansas City Magazine talked to Dr. Karin Olds and Dr. James O'Keefe to find out how.
Two Hearts Beat Stroke: Pregnant Mother Survives Aneurysm During Pandemic
In the blink of an eye, everything changed for Jamie Carey.