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Fred Bodimer
June 14, 2019 - 1:41 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The most recent edition of Health Matters Presented by SSM Health provides KMOX listeners with an in-depth look at several hot button medical issues. From expert analysis on Kratom use in St. Louis County to a new study that could change the way we think about eating meat, this...
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RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MO - APRIL 01: In this photo illustration, an 'Impossible Whopper' sits on a table at a Burger King restaurant on April 1, 2019 in Richmond Heights, Missouri. Burger King announced on Monday that it is testing out Impossible Whoppers, made with plant-based patties from Impossible Foods, in 59 locations in and around St. Louis area. (Photo Illustration by Michael Thomas/Getty Images)
Fred Bodimer
April 19, 2019 - 4:10 am
KMOX asked a local dietician to compare Burger King's new meatless burger — The Impossible Whopper — to the traditional Whopper.
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Fred Bodimer
April 16, 2019 - 2:34 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The American College of Physicians is out with a new set of guidelines meant to provide clarity to existing and sometimes conflicting mammography screening guidelines. But it appears to have only added to the confusion. "The American Cancer Society currently recommends average...
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Fred Bodimer
April 10, 2019 - 5:36 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A new United Nations study finds that poor diet is linked to one in five deaths nationwide. This U.N. study suggests people are eating themselves to death -- consuming way too much sugar, salt and meat. "I think as a nation, our rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease will...
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Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones during their gig at the Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA)
Fred Bodimer
April 04, 2019 - 1:45 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Mick Jagger isn't the only one getting a heart valve replacement these days. It's believed the 75-year-old Rolling Stones legend will undergo a minimally invasive procedure to replace a bad aortic heart valve and is expected to return home within one to two days. "In some degree...
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Fred Bodimer
April 02, 2019 - 5:17 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — New research adds to the growing evidence that getting up and moving is a critical component of a healthy lifestyle. Some experts have called a sedentary lifestyle the new smoking. And a new report in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine seems to bolster that idea. The...
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U.S. President Donald Trump listens to Evangelist and Pastor, Paula White as she leads the prayer during a dinner for Evangelical leadership in the State Dining Room of the White House August 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. .(Photo by Olivier Douliery/ Sipa USA)
Fred Bodimer
March 29, 2019 - 1:35 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A new analysis takes a look at America's faith groups and their support -- or lack of it -- for President Trump. The Pew Research Center has analyzed polling data of American religious support for the President -- and found white evangelical Protestants continue to overwhelmingly...
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March 08, 2019 - 8:07 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The debate over vaccines and autism arrived on Capitol Hill this week -- as an Ohio teenager explained to Congress why he defied his mother's wishes and got vaccinated once he turned 18. Back here at home, a local pediatrician says there's no reason to fear the Measles, Mumps and...
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Fred Bodimer
December 12, 2018 - 1:00 pm
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — A little heard of viral illness is hitting schools and nurseries hard in the St. Louis area. " Fifth Disease is a viral illness that's very common in kids, it's caused by a virus called parvovirus B 19," SLUCare 's Dr. Ken Haller told KMOX Health Editor Fred Bodimer. So,...
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Fred Bodimer
November 30, 2018 - 7:47 am
ST. LOUIS, MO (KMOX) — We're living one month less than we used to, according to a new report that shows life expectancy in this country has dropped once again. The life expectancy for the U.S. population in 2017 was 78.6 years, and that's a decrease of about a month compared to 2016. Its's driven...
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