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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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Flu
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Fred Bodimer
December 12, 2018 - 8:08 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — It's been a slow start to the local flu season. According to local health departments, flu activity across Missouri and Illinois so far is listed as sporadic. For instance, there's only been 85 cases in St. Louis County and 49 in St. Charles County. SLUCare infectious...
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Medicine pills
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Fred Bodimer
December 05, 2018 - 1:46 pm
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — The FDA approves a new cancer drug based on molecular profiling. What that means is this new drug targets cancers based on DNA, rather than where the tumor is in your body. "This new medication actually goes after that specific DNA or genetic fusion to make the cancer stop...
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Senior driver
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Fred Bodimer
December 04, 2018 - 11:07 am
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — A local doctor says over-medicated senior drivers is a real problem. A new Triple A study finds 50-percent of older people are using 7 or more drugs -- and many don't realize the impact these medications can have on their driving. SLU Care's Dr. Nirav Patel is the chief...
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