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Kansas City Star: Woman beats COVID-19 while rehabilitating from fall, then celebrates 84th birthday
Anita Striegel never felt sick from the coronavirus. She spent her 84th birthday battling the virus while at Saint Luke's Bishop Spencer Place and is humbled to have survived.
KSHB: KC doctors cautiously optimistic about possible COVID-19 drug treatment
A new drug that could be the first step toward a potential COVID-19 treatment, called remdesivir, is showing promising results in clinical trials. KSHB talked to Dr. Sarah Boyd about what this means.
After 68 Days in the Hospital, Local Man Wins “Super Bowl of Life”
Pat Carey had the ultimate comeback at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute after nearly dying from sudden cardiac arrest.
St. Joseph News-Press: Quick testing helps first responders in Trenton and Chillicothe
Saint Luke's is providing drive-thru testing for first responders in Grundy and Livingston counties. St. Joseph News-Press talked to Steve Schieber about the process.
KCPT: Flatland: Pandemic Spurs Concern About Suicide Among KC-Area Youths
Mental health experts at Crittenton have put their own spin on a term that is now familiar to all of us: Instead of “social distancing,” their phrase is “physical distancing.”
NBC Nightly News: Doctors turn to telemedicine for routine visits as hospitals face coronavirus crisis
Virtual visits are becoming much more common as patients stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic. NBC Nightly News talked to doctors at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute about how they are utilizing the technology to deliver the best patient care.
KMBC: Worldwide clinical drug trial for COVID-19 led by a doctor at Saint Luke's
As the entire world comes together to attempt to find a vaccine and treatments for this global pandemic, it is exciting that an international trial of this nature was created and is being led by doctors and researchers here in Kansas City.
KCTV: Saint Luke’s Launches Global Clinical Trial to Investigate Potential COVID-19 Treatment
As the entire world comes together to attempt to find a vaccine and treatments for this global pandemic, it is exciting that an international trial of this nature was created and is being led by doctors and researchers here in Kansas City.