Saint Luke's Newsroom

Dec. 25, 2023
KCTV: Local Man and Lee's Summit Mayor Honor Nurses on Christmas Eve
Not all professions get time off for the holidays, so one patient at Saint Luke’s East decided to do something about it.
Dec. 25, 2023
KSHB: Former Saint Luke's East Patient Pays It Forward to Nurses on Christmas Eve
Six months after a local man was a patient at Saint Luke's East Hospital, he is paying forward the kindness he was shown by the nursing staff.
Dec. 25, 2023
KMBC: Former Patient Decorates Saint Luke's East Hospital Courtyard to Thank Nurses
A former Saint Luke's East Hospital patient is showing his appreciation for nurses and other essential workers over the holidays.
Dec. 22, 2023
The Kansas City Beacon: COVID in Kansas City: Local Experts Answer Your Questions Going into the New Year
What do I do if I’m exposed? How can I stay safe while traveling? What’s the difference between COVID and the flu? Dr. Sarah Boyd, infectious disease physician at Saint Luke's Health System, answers.
Dec. 20, 2023
KMBC: KC-Led Clinical Trial on Popular Weight-Loss Drug Named Scientific 'Breakthrough of the Year'
The study revealed the popular weight loss drug semaglutide — commonly known as Ozempic and Wegovy — is highly effective at treating heart failure in patients with obesity.
Dec. 20, 2023
Kansas City Business Journal: Kansas City-Led Clinical Trial on Popular Weight-Loss Drug is Honored as a 'Breakthrough of the Year'
A groundbreaking study, led by Mikhail Kosiborod, MD, vice president of research at Saint Luke's Health System, has been named the scientific breakthrough of the year by Science Magazine.
Dec. 19, 2023
KCTV: How to Hit Your Health Goals in 2024
Mental health can play a big role in setting yourself up for success when it comes to setting New Year’s resolutions and making healthy lifestyle changes.
Dec. 15, 2023
Health News You Can Use: Saint Luke's Community Resources
Kristin Repp, Director of Population Health, talks about social drivers of health and the resources available to the community.
Dec. 15, 2023
Lee's Summit Tribune: Saint Luke’s East Hospital Named to "U.S. News & World Report" 2024 Best Hospitals for Maternity Care
U.S. News & World Report has named Saint Luke’s East Hospital as a 2024 High Performing hospital for Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy). This is the highest award a hospital can earn for “U.S. News’” Best Hospitals for Maternity Care.