Health

Chicken strips
March 22, 2019 - 1:25 pm
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — A massive recall of frozen chicken has been announced over a potential safety hazard. The latest one involved 69,000 pounds of Tyson frozen chicken strips, which could possibly be contaminated with pieces of metal. The recall applies to 25-oz. packages of Tyson Fully Cooked...
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CBD oil and cannabis plant
March 22, 2019 - 12:59 pm
ILLINOIS (KMOX) — CBD-infused products will soon be available at CVS Pharmacy locations in eight states including Illinois. The topical items include sprays and creams. They are marketed as an "alternative source of relief." CBD has been used for the treatment of anxiety, pain, and inflammation...
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ECG with a heart attack in hospital ward
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Fred Bodimer
March 22, 2019 - 9:47 am
"... this is the biggest change in heart care and cardiology over the past 15 years."
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Fred Bodimer
March 22, 2019 - 9:36 am
In Missouri - St. Louis has the highest adult obesity rate, the most smokers, and rank least likely to get a flu vaccine.
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Photo of the historic downtown St. Charles, Mo.
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Fred Bodimer
March 20, 2019 - 3:55 am
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (KMOX) — St. Charles County leads the way once again this year as the healthiest county in the state of Missouri. This is the tenth year in a row St. Charles County has topped the annual state rankings compiled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin's...
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Fred Bodimer
March 19, 2019 - 5:33 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — This is National Poison Prevention Week. Every year, 52,000 children visit an emergency room due to an accidental poisoning. That's 142 a day -- or 1 every ten minutes. "One of the more common poisonings that we see overall in all age groups is acetaminophen, the generic name for...
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Fred Bodimer
March 19, 2019 - 4:25 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — If you have been taking an aspirin once a day to help ward off that first possible heart attack or stroke, be aware that common recommendation has now been changed. The new guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology say otherwise healthy...
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jellybeans
March 18, 2019 - 1:41 pm
Since bursting into the candy scene in 1976, Jelly Belly has crafted dozens of unique flavors of jellybeans. Now, inventor of Jelly Belly David Klein has infused his candy with cannabidiol, or CBD, for a new way to get your daily dosage. CBD, extracted from the cannabis plant, can be used to treat...
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Fred Bodimer
March 14, 2019 - 1:53 am
UNDATED (KMOX) — Neither Missouri nor Illinois residents are doing a very good job at getting an important screening test. Both states are in the bottom half of the nation when it comes to colonoscopies. "Unfortunately, Missouri doesn't do too well. It's 39th out of 50 in terms of the percentage of...
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Carol Daniel
March 14, 2019 - 1:25 am
O'FALLON, Ill. (KMOX) — 270,000 people live in St. Clair County, according to the 2010 Census. According to an annual health ranking , too many of its residents aren't living healthy lives. "Right now our county is about 95th out of 102 counties in the State of Illinois in our total health ranking...
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