Fred Bodimer

fred bodimer1 Fred BodimerFred Bodimer joined KMOX in 1982 after graduating from the University of Missouri at Columbia, School of Journalism. Bodimer is the Health and Religion editor for KMOX News and executive news producer for The Mark Reardon Show, Total Information PM, Total Information AM Saturday and The Hancock and Kelley Show.

Over the past two decades at KMOX, Bodimer has interviewed the Reverend Dr. Billy Graham, the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Raymond Burke, Cardinal Justin Rigali and coordinated the station’s award wining coverage of Pope John Paul the Second’s visit to St. Louis in 1999. He also is the religion editor for CBS News…and for 15 years wrote, produced and anchored AP Radio’s World of Religion syndicated weekly news program. Bodimer also anchors the regular features “The Week in Religion,” “Report on Religion,” “The Week in Health” and “Sixty Seconds to Better Health.”

During his time at KMOX, Bodimer has won numerous awards including “The Edward R. Murrow” award for outstanding continuous coverage of the clergy sex abuse scandal, “The Wilbur Award,” “The Angel Award,” and “The Missouri Broadcasters Award” for best religion news coverage. Over the years, Bodimer has produced for some of the station’s legendary names including Anne Keefe and Bob Hardy.

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Three Cases of Possible Enterovirus at St. Louis Hospital

It was first seen in Denver, and now it has begun showing up here: muscle weakness or possible paralysis in children that may be linked to enterovirus.

10/07/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Local Hospitals On the Watch for Possible Ebola-like Cases

On guard. That’s how a local physician says all hospitals are right now in light of the most recent Ebola case in the Dallas area.

10/03/2014

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County Health Department Calls for Further Study of Health Problems in Coldwater Creek Area

Coldwater Creek was contaminated with nuclear waste after World War II.

09/26/2014

File photo of a needle being filled with a vaccine. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SLU Researchers Working Toward Universal Flu Vaccine

While many go about getting that annual flu shot, researchers at St. Louis University are looking for ways to improve the protection the vaccines give.

09/25/2014

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Columbia, Mo. Is 15th Fastest Growing City in U.S.

Where does St. Louis rank?

09/25/2014

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Teens’ Genetic Protection Against Alcoholism Can Lessen Depending on Friends

Washington University researchers find a teen’s genetic protection against alcoholism can lessen, depending on whom they hang out with.

09/24/2014

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Study Finds Reasons Catholics Have Left the Church

Three-fourths of the nearly 600 inactive Catholics polled in the Springfield Diocese say they left or drifted away from the church because of differences over doctrinal issues.

09/23/2014

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Chances for Free Flu Shots are Coming Up

On Saturday, Sept. 27 from 8 a.m. to noon, SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center and St. Mary’s Health Center will offer free flu shots in its first ever drive-thru flu shot clinic.

09/23/2014

A pensioner holds his walking stick on September 8, 2014 in Walsall, England. Britain is facing multiple problems stemming from an increase in the elderly proportion of its population, including increasing health care costs, strains on its social security system, a shortage of senior care workers and challenges to the employment market.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Expert: Falling is Number One Reason Seniors Sent to Nursing Homes

More than one in every three people age 65 or older will suffer a fall this year, with roughly 1.6 million ending up in the ER.

09/23/2014

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Cardiac Surgeons Use Non-Invasive Approach to Fix Mitral Valves

St. Louis University cardiac surgeons now have a new option for mitral valve repair – one that doesn’t involve cutting open a patient’s chest.

09/22/2014

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