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Fred Bodimer
September 06, 2019 - 9:32 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Another alarming study measuring the health risks of consuming soft drinks. New data from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Health Organization, found drinking two sugar-sweetened sodas a day increases your risk of digestive diseases -- while...
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Fred Bodimer
September 04, 2019 - 8:18 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — New federal guidelines suggest more women may need breast cancer gene testing. The U.S. Services Preventive Task Force now recommends women who have already survived breast or ovarian cancer -- or who have a family history of cancer -- should consider gene testing for hereditary...
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Fred Bodimer
September 03, 2019 - 3:46 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A new program now being offered through the nation's V-A Healthcare system attempts to change the way healthcare has been traditionally offered. "We have really seen a shift in how we want to deliver healthcare," said Dr. Kavitha Reddy, the clinical director of the St. Louis V-A'...
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Alex Degman
September 02, 2019 - 9:35 pm
Daniel Doelling, a Forest Park Southeast Neighborhood Association board member, saw a need. So he took scrap wood and an inexpensive cabinet he bought on Facebook and built the Hygiene Hut.
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Fred Bodimer
August 30, 2019 - 11:37 am
A recent study found marijuana use is up among pregnant women — especially during the first trimester.
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measles vaccine
Fred Bodimer
August 29, 2019 - 5:15 pm
The biggest outbreak in America is occurring in New York state — where a nearly year-long measles outbreak has hit a community of Orthodox Jews, many of whom oppose vaccination.
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