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St. Luke's Hospital in the News




February 22
A Great Day in the Life of a Heart Doctor: Dr. Jonas Cooper (KMOV-TV)
Dr. Jonas Cooper gives you a peek into a day in the life of an active and involved electrophysiologist.


June 19
Father and son surgeons take work to heart
Hear about Drs. Ronald and Jeremy Leidenfrost's extraordinary journey to working together and performing cardiothoracic surgery at St. Luke's Hospital.



May 15
Julie Watkins discusses the temporomandibular joint (TMJ)
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the part of your lower jaw that connects to the skull. Problems in this area may be called TMJ syndrome or temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) and include pain not only in the jaw but also in the surrounding muscles that control jaw movement.
January 09
Women are more likely to suffer from headaches than men
For women headaches are a constant concern and should be monitored and treated closely to help those affected lead normal lives.


August 08
Women appear more likely to require treatment for spinal stenosis
As we age, so do our spines... it could be a much more serious condition called spinal stenosis, or the narrowing of the spinal canal.


July 26
COPD in women is on the rise
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common lung diseases and is the third leading cause of death in the United States. For several years now, women have outpaced men in terms of deaths related to the disease. COPD actually includes two types of conditions: chronic bronchitis, a chronic cough accompanied by mucus formation, and emphysema, a respiratory disease characterized by the destruction of air sacs and trapping of air in the lungs. In many cases, those with COPD have both chronic bronchitis and emphysema.