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Fred Bodimer
November 15, 2019 - 4:19 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — A fourth death now in Illinois tied to vaping prompts local doctors to renew their call for people not to use e-cigarettes. And in Missouri, the second death in the state due to vaping illness. The Illinois Department of Public Health says this latest death is in a...
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vaccine
Fred Bodimer
October 25, 2019 - 4:35 pm
One of the big topics discussed in this week's show is a new cancer-fighting vaccine.
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Fred Bodimer
October 16, 2019 - 3:27 pm
(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. One of the big topics discussed in this week's show is a new study showing how owning a dog may increase your lifespan. SLU Care...
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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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Jimmy Carter
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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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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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flu shot
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Fred Bodimer
September 23, 2019 - 5:30 am
"I would say it's one of the most important things you can do all winter," Dr. Kristina Anderson tells KMOX.
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vape juice
Fred Bodimer
September 16, 2019 - 5:52 pm
Here is the complete rundown for this weekend's show.
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