Heart attacks among young people increasing, study shows

By Chara Heart attacks among young people are increasing, according to American College of Cardiology statistics.A study from the organization found that “among patients who suffer a heart attack at a young age overall, 1 in 5 is 40 or younger. Moreover, during the 16-year study period (2000 to 2016), the proportion of very young […]

Updates on Getting a COVID-19 Vaccination in Wyandotte County

The Unified Government Public Health Department (GPHD) announced more details about COVID-19 vaccinations in Wyandotte County this week. The county is currently in Phase 2 of the vaccine rollout.“Unfortunately, vaccine supplies are still very limited, so we do not have enough vaccines to open vaccinations up to everyone in Phase 2 at once – we’ll […]

Mistrust a challenge in getting Hispanic community COVID vaccinated

By Tere Siqueira Several new studies and media reports show that older Latino adults in the United States are skeptical of the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines.According to health officials, 185,010 people have been vaccinated, or about 6.4% of the population, across the Kansas City area. Media outlets are reporting that, even when the […]

Longtime Chiefs fan preparing to attend second Super Bowl

By Angie BaldelomarLongtime Kansas City Chiefs fan Jesus Chavez is one of the expected 25,000 fans that will be allowed into Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, to watch the Chiefs defend their Super Bowl title Sunday (Feb. 7) against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.But for Chavez, this will not be his first time attending a […]