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KSHB: Doctors urge pregnant women to get flu shot, especially amid pandemic
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, doctors say it is more important than ever to get the flu shot. KSHB talked to Dr. Lori Kramer about why that's especially true for pregnant women.
NPR: Rural Areas Send Their Sickest Patients To The Cities, Straining Hospital Capacity
In the last few months, rural counties in both Kansas and Missouri have seen some of the highest rates of COVID-19 in the country. Dr. Marc Larsen explains how this trend is impacting metro hospitals.
KMBC: Kansas City ICU nurses provide stark warning this holiday season
As Thanksgiving and other seasonal holidays get close, three nurses warn people to take COVID-19 more seriously than ever, wear masks, and keep their distance from others.
KMBC: Woman donates kidney, setting off history making chain of donations at Saint Luke's
Saint Luke's has our first-ever living kidney donor transplant chain that involves 3 pairs of transplants. All because a mother wanted to honor the loss of her young son.
FOX4: As Saint Luke’s raises minimum wage to $15, more groups push to make it the norm
Saint Luke’s Health System announced their new permanent minimum wage for employees will be $15 per hour. And, labor activists say to them this is a big win for low-paid workers.
KMBC: Saint Luke's permanently increases its minimum hourly wage
Saint Luke's permanently increases its minimum hourly wage to $15 an hour.
KSHB: Doctors provide mental health tips to deal with Thanksgiving changes
This Thanksgiving is going to be unlike any other due to the COVID-19 pandemic. KSHB spoke to Kadie Harry, PhD, about ways to cope with difficult changes this holiday season.
KCTV: Saint Luke's raises minimum wage to $15 an hour
Saint Luke’s Health System permanently increases its minimum hourly wage to $15 an hour.
KSHB: Lung cancer screenings catch Lee's Summit couple's diagnosis
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. KSHB talked to Dr. Jonathan Gendel and a local couple whose cancer was caught early, thanks to lung cancer screenings.