Health

Altru’s Main Health Clinic Under Repair

Officials say all affected departments have been closed down and patients are being rescheduled

All departments inside the now evacuated Altru Main Clinic have been temporarily relocated. This comes after a 16 inch beam failed forcing more than 100 patients and more than 100 staff members to evacuate from the building Thursday afternoon. Officials say they are still working on contacting all patients with appointments and letting them know where they’re being relocated. They…

Altru Health Clinic Evacuated for Structural Issues

Emergency workers re-locate 100 patients and staff after a large crack is found on a wall

Altru Health Clinic was evacuated after officials found a structural problem with the building. Engineers say a 16 inch beam has failed in the Altru Main Clinic. ┬áThe Cancer Center on the north side of the building and the hospital on the south side are not affected. “Some staff in the lower level of the main clinic noticed some issues…

Fargo Diocese Joins Lawsuit Against Federal Health Care Regulations

The Fargo Diocese Says The Requirements Pose a Threat to Religious Freedom

Courtesy: Fargo DioceseThe Diocese of Fargo has joined with a number of North Dakota Catholic employers in filing a federal lawsuit against health care coverage requirements that are in conflict with the Church. Bishop John Folda says while the Church does not discriminate based on sexual orientation, it should have the rights to make faith-based coverage decisions, even for its…

Winter Storms Cause Blood Shortage in North Dakota

United Blood Services is asking for your help to make up for the lowered blood supply

FARGO, N.D. United Blood Services is asking for your help over the next coming weeks. Officials with UBS say the holiday season mixed with the recent winter storm are causing supplies to run low at blood banks around the state. They say power outages also caused blood drives to be canceled. While they don’t want anyone to risk their lives…

NDSU School Of Nursing Named Center of Excellence

NDSU School of Nursing Named Center of Excellence

NDSU’s School of Nursing has been awarded the Cadet Command Nursing Center of Excellence by the ROTC program.The Cadet Command examined nursing license pass rates, accreditation, cumulative GPA’s at graduation and classroom versus clinical experience. According to research, nursing cadets are more successful at completing both ROTC and nursing school. After completing both, every student is awarded a scholarship at…

Beyond Eggs: Getting A Protein-Packed Breakfast

Essentia Nutrition and Diane Thao Show You How to Boost Your Protein Power in the Mornings

I’m here with Essentia Health registered Dietician Katie Barkley, she’s here to talk about protein booth in your breakfast. So Katie what can we do to add more proteins? Well, protein is a macronutrient that we need to help build ourselves and keep them strong. It helps keep you full. It helps trigger the center of your brain to cause…