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Kevin Killeen
October 10, 2019 - 3:33 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - As new numbers on vaping from the Missouri Department of Health roll in, Saint Louis Health Department officials say they are not ready to recommend bans. Twenty-two people sickened statewide and one death, which was reported last month are enough for some cities to consider bans...
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Fred Bodimer
October 09, 2019 - 4:53 pm
A lot of the reason has to do with companionship.
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Caitlin Lally
October 09, 2019 - 1:48 pm
(KMOX) — Following the deaths of more than a dozen individuals from vaping-related illnesses, a recent Mayo Clinic study finds that lung injuries from vaping are most likely caused by chemical fumes. While it has been suspected that the build-up of fat cells such as mineral oils was a possible...
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Fred Bodimer
October 08, 2019 - 4:45 pm
(KMOX) — Former President Jimmy Carter is on the mend. He fell Sunday at his home in Georgia. "I fell down and hit my head on a sharp edge and had to go to the hospital," Carter told a crowd in Nashville Monday that had gathered to take part in a Habitat for Humanity home building project. "They...
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meat aisle at grocery store
Fred Bodimer
October 07, 2019 - 3:38 pm
One of the big topics discussed in this week's show is the recent study by an international group of researchers that concludes there's not enough evidence to support the long-held belief that red meat consumption is linked to cancer and heart disease.
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Fred Bodimer
October 07, 2019 - 2:09 pm
(KMOX) — More blowback following last week's release of a controversial study that concluded eating red meat may not be as bad as we thought. Published last Monday in the " Annals of Internal Medicine, " a team of international researchers concluded there's insufficient evidence to support claims...
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father and baby
Caitlin Lally
October 03, 2019 - 11:37 am
Fathers who drank three months prior to conception were 44% more likely to have babies with heart defects.
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Alex Degman
October 02, 2019 - 5:13 pm
The applications can be submitted starting Tuesday, Dec. 10, and are due by Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020.
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vaping e-cigarettes
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Fred Bodimer
October 02, 2019 - 10:15 am
One of the big topics discussed in this week's show concerned vaping-related lung illnesses.
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zantac heart burn relief
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Fred Bodimer
October 01, 2019 - 3:25 pm
The drug may contain a small amount of a chemical that can cause cancer.
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