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Daily Mail TV: Twist on the Mediterranean diet may be best for health
A review of research in the Journal of the American College of Cardiologists suggests a Pesco-Mediterranean diet may be best for your health. Dr. James O'Keefe explains why.
KMBC: Crittenton Children's Center Raises Awareness for Suicide Prevention with "See the Light, Be the Light" Event
To help raise awareness for Suicide Prevention Month, Crittenton held a special event to help unite the light in all of us.
Modern Healthcare: Four tips to tackle COVID-19 misinformation
Hospitals play an important role in addressing a flood of COVID-19 misinformation. Modern Healthcare talked to Saint Luke's President & CEO Dr. Melinda Estes about the best ways to do so.
UnitedHealthcare Introduces New Health Plan Offering Lower Premiums and a High-Performing Network in Kansas City Featuring Saint Luke’s Health System and Children’s Mercy
New plan could save local employers up to 15% on health care costs. Kansas City-area residents can save money on premiums and access care from Saint Luke’s Health System and Children’s Mercy
Healio: PET may be beneficial to guide revascularization strategy for CAD
PET perfusion and flow assessment may guide revascularization strategies for patients with carotid artery disease (CAD), according to a presentation at the Scientific Session and Exhibition of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.
KMBC: People who spend time on ventilators face long road to recovery
After being on a ventilator, it can take a lot of hard work to get back to a normal life. KMBC talked to Dr. Brad Steinle and one local man who needed extensive rehabilitation.
KMBC: Rapid COVID-19 tests becoming more popular because of their accuracy
The use of rapid coronavirus testing is becoming more common. KMBC talked to Dr. Sarah Boyd about the difference between a standard and rapid test.
KCTV: CDC Retracts COVID-19 Changes

A new report on the CDC’s website over the weekend warned the coronavirus spreads easier than we thought.

KSHB: Blue Springs couple encourages organ donation after heart transplant
A Blue Springs man has his wife, doctors, and an organ donor to thank for saving his life after suffering massive heart attacks. KSHB talked to Dr. Andrew Kao about the incredible story.