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Bottomline Health: Carpal tunnel syndrome: A harbinger of heart failure?
Dr. Brett Sperry explains how carpal tunnel syndrome is linked to a rare form of heart disease called amyloidosis in an issue of Bottomline Health.
Raytown Man Walks Again with Help of Rehab Team After Debilitating Lake Accident
After breaking several vertebrae and suffering an incomplete spinal cord injury, Jerry was unable to use his arms or legs. That is, until he came to Saint Luke's Rehabilitation Institute.
Healio: Two studies provide further positive outcomes for empagliflozin in HF
Dr. Mikhail Kosiborod explains the results of the EMBRACE-HF study looking at the impact of empagliflozin in patients with HF and higher diastolic pulmonary artery pressure.
AHA Center for Health Innovation: Innovation collaborative delivers valuable insights on evaluating technology
COVID-19 has profoundly disrupted health care, forcing provider organizations to rapidly innovate to address a wide range of clinical, access and safety challenges.
KMBC: Health officials explain COVID risk to Chiefs after Patriots defender tests positive
After Patriots defensive back Stephone Gilmore tested positive for COVID-19, Chiefs fans are wondering what this means for star quarterback Patrick Mahomes following an embrace with a player after the game.
KSHB: Health experts react to hug between Patrick Mahomes, Stephon Gilmore
Dr. Larsen sees more than just a respiratory risk of COVID-19 transmission in the encounter between Mahomes and Gilmore at Monday's football game. He explains in this KSHB interview.
KSHB: Health officials urge people to get the flu shot, especially this year
While the threat of COVID-19 remains, health care experts are urging people to remember to get their flu shot. KSHB talked to Dr. Marc Larsen about the potential for co-infections.
Saint Luke’s Health System Earns 2020 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Recognition
Saint Luke’s Health System is pleased to receive the 2020 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition in two areas by The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).
KMBC: Ruth Bader Ginsburg case highlights importance of early diagnosis for pancreatic cancer
Justice Ginsburg's 11-year survival is an example of the importance of early diagnosis. KMBC talked to one local man who says he's living proof of that.