Kim Hudson came to the FOX 2 team, from News 11, in 2006 as a freelance engineer. She honed her skills with a talented behind-the-scenes team at both stations as a master control, dubbing, live-truck and graphics engineer. She also worked as freelance journalist for STL-TV, the government-access station for the City of St. Louis. In July 2010, Kim stepped in front of the camera for the FOX2/News 11 family.
She is truly a hometown girl, being a product of the St. Louis Public Schools and a graduate of the University of Missouri – St. Louis and its Pierre Laclede Honors College.
Kim has over ten years experience in St. Louis television and print, working as an engineer at KMOV Channel 4 (CBS) and as a contributing writer for the St. Louis Argus, St. Louis American and St. Louis Magazine.
Kim is passionate about all things St. Louis and supports the FOX2/News 11 family as a mulitmedia journalist.
Some 40 to 50 million people in the United States suffer from nasal allergies, commonly triggered by plant pollen, airborne mold spores and animal dander. But during these tough winter months when temperatures change drastically, infections can be a problem. Year-round symptoms can include chronic sinusitis, sinus infections, headaches, breathing problems, and severe insomnia and exhaustion caused by blocked nasal passages. But how do you know if you are suffering from allergies or something more serious like sinusitis? SLUCare otolaryngologist […]
Rashes, open sores, even fungal infections could happen to those who have lost over 100 pounds but have excess skin. SLUCare plastic surgeon, Dr. Sumesh Kaswan helps patients who want to feel comfortable in their new body after losing a lot of weight. “The country is getting more obese and, with the invention of minimally invasive procedures, we are encountering more people who have these surgeries.” Patients can lose 50 to 300 pounds or more and, “after reaching their new […]
There are many people looking for that fountain of youth, who aren’t necessarily interested in going the surgical route. Fortunately, there are non-laser skin rejuvenation options, including microdermabrasion, microneedling and deplaning, that effectively exfoliate to reveal more youthful, healthy looking skin. Our SLUCare clinical estheticians regularly perform these for patients, who are looking for great results with minimal to no downtime. Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive treatment that gently exfoliates the top layer of your skin, removing dead epidermal cells. After […]
Male Incontinence: Urinary incontinence (bladder control problem) is a condition that affects one out of 10 people over age 65. It can be embarrassing, but understanding what causes the incontinence can improve your chances of managing it. SLUCare urologists offer several treatment options – non-surgical and surgical – for men who are struggling with incontinence and want control and quality of life back. Incontinence affects 25 million Americans (11 to 34 percent of men). Urinary incontinence occurs when the muscles […]
As women age, they can feel a piece of them fade. Often times, their partner or spouse notices it too. SLUCare OB/GYN, Dr. Becky Lynn says “We focus on sexual health as part of building a healthy relationship,” she says. One out of 10 women experience problems with sexual desire, arousal, orgasm or pain at some point in their lives. Sexual problems can occur for many reasons, including pregnancy and delivery, menopause and other medical issues such as diabetes or cancer. […]
The holidays are upon us, and now is a good time to notice if you or someone you love is suffering from hearing loss. If you think you’re seeing someone experiencing hearing loss, or you are struggling to follow conversations, SLUCare audiologists can perform a baseline hearing test to determine if you have hearing loss, how severe it is and the best way to treat it. Dr. Dave Harris, SLUCare audiologist says, “You may not notice that you are asking people to […]
Body fat is a trait we all share, but some have a more fraught relationship with it than others. We need fat to insulate and protect our organs and tissues, but it can become a stubborn problem in certain areas of the body, and diet and exercise don’t always reduce it. SLUCare practitioners offer a procedure called CoolSculpting to combat unwanted fat from the chin to the knees, and they’re seeing positive results. CoolSculpting is a non invasive procedure which […]
Certain cancers can spread throughout the abdomen, but there is hope to prolong survival in some patients offered by Dr. Carrie Luu, a SLUCare Surgical Oncologist at SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital. It’s giving patients with certain advanced abdominal cancers (and a grim diagnosis), more hope for a solution to in their fight against the toughest of cancers. First, Dr. Carrie Luu offers cytoreduction, “the goal of that is to remove all cancers, all visible cancers by resecting them, […]
Of course, appearances aren’t everything, but feeling good about the way you look can boost your self-esteem and help you face the world with confidence. SLUCare plastic surgeons work with patients to understand the look they’re going for and make recommendations on the best way to achieve that goal. For some, their noses seem to cause the most issues. Rhinoplasty – also known as a ‘nose job’ – can correct breathing problems or restructure the shape of the nose. The […]
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) develops in the legs when arteries are clogged due to cholesterol build up. This causes decreased blood flow to the legs, which can result in leg pain, and eventually gangrene and amputation. PAD is a common condition that causes pain in the legs when walking. It often goes undiagnosed. However, if left untreated, it can eventually cause painful immobility. Affecting some 204 million people worldwide and 8.5 million Americans, PAD is strongly associated with coronary artery disease, […]
Drooping, or fatty eyelids are not just a vanity problem. If you are constantly raising your eyelids to see, it is time to let a doctor help you. “The extra skin can act like a baseball cap, which can cause people to have trouble seeing above them. I’ve had patients who regularly bump into cabinets or doors because they just don’t see them”, says SLUCare ocular plastic surgeon, Dr. Gabriela Espinoza. Denise Carter was one of her patients who sought help. “I […]
Aging is going to happen no matter what we do. However, focusing on good skin care can make a difference in how well we age. At SLUCare Medical Spa, we work with patients – young and older – to understand their skin care concerns and needs and recommend the best treatments (in-office and at-home) to help reverse any skin damage and prevent further damage. SLUCare clinical esthetician Paige Gardner offers the same services you expect to find at most MedSpas, […]