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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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Heartbleed Bug Exposing Internet Data

The Heartbleed bug has been crawling through practically every computer website for many months now.

04/10/2014

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Study: Baby Aspirin Lowers Risk of Pre-Eclampsia in Pregnant Women

The dangerous condition is characterized by high blood pressure and excessive protein levels in urine during pregnancy.

04/10/2014

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Study Finds Developments in Treatment for Paraplegics

A new development in treatment and recovery for those who are paralyzed, could possibly change many lives.

04/09/2014

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Police Officer, Middle School Teacher Save Student’s Life

A Florissant Police Officer and Cross Keys Middle School teacher save the life of a student whose heart suddenly stopped.

04/09/2014

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Prescription Drug Prices Predicted to Skyrocket by 2016

A recent study done by St. Louis-based Express Scripts may predicts a drug spending increase by 2016 up to 63 percent.

04/09/2014

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Medical Food Could Help Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

Saint Louis University researchers are studying a medical food to help treat Alzheimer’s Disease.

04/07/2014

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How Dangerous are Testosterone Drugs?

Recent studies have reported an association between the use of testosterone therapy and increased risk of death, heart attack or stroke.

04/04/2014

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Could Half of All Breast Cancers be Prevented?

A new Washington University School of Medicine study finds that could be the case, if girls and women of all ages adopted healthier lifestyles.

04/04/2014

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Former Belleville Bishop Apologizing for Mansion

Catholics criticized Archbishop Wilton Gregory for building and moving into the massive residence, made possible by a large grant from a wealthy donor.

04/02/2014

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Can Diet Soda Kill You?

A new study finds women who drink two or more diet sodas a day are 30 percent more likely to have a heart attack, and 50 percent more likely to die.

04/02/2014

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