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Health News You Can Use: Men’s Health Awareness Month: Prostate and Testicular Cancer
November is Men’s Health Awareness Month - or “Movember” - which focuses on raising awareness for prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and other men’s health issues.
American Heart Association: Food Insecurity Linked to Increased Risks for People With Peripheral Artery Disease
Living in a community where there is minimal access to nutritious foods may increase the risk of heart attack, stroke or early death for people living with peripheral artery disease.
Healthy Kansas City: National COPD Awareness Month
Healthy Kansas City talked to Dr. Andrew Schlachter about what causes COPD and living with the condition.
Mindy’s Big Lesson: A Teacher’s Story about Breast Cancer
Mindy, a teacher in Blue Springs, has a family history of breast cancer, so it wasn’t a surprise when her doctor recommended she start annual mammograms at the age of 35.
KMBC: Seventh-Grade Goalkeeper Has Raised Thousands to Help Fight Breast Cancer
KMBC was there as the young soccer player presented his proceeds to Saint Luke's Koontz Center for Advanced Breast Cancer for its annual Journey of Courage and Hope Retreat.
Ingram's: Two Saint Luke's Physicians Named Top Doctors of 2022
Saint Luke's Health System is proud to have two physicians named to Ingram's Top Doctors of 2022.
Kansas City Star: In Your Own Bed: Kansas City Hospital Launches a New Way to Avoid Hospital Stays
The Kansas City Star talked to Dr. Michael Nassif and two patients about the first program of its kind in the Kansas City area.
Motherly: Study Reveals Link Between Chemical Hair Straighteners and Uterine Cancer
Motherly talked to Dr. Jason Knight about the connection between rising rates of uterine cancer in one population in particular and chemical hair straighteners.
KCBS: New Research Shows Black and Hispanic Adults Less Likely to Receive Bystander CPR
KCBS talked to Dr. Paul Chan about the study's findings and its implications.