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Essentia Health Gives Firsthand Look at New Cardiac and Intermediate Care Unit

The new unit doesn't just look and feel brand new but the extra bed space and the upgraded technology helps better serve their patients

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Staff are getting their first look at the new Cardiac and Intermediate Care Unit within the hospital on 32nd Avenue in Fargo. “People come to Fargo. It’s a destination to come here for this hospital and we want to always provide the best for them,” said Cindy Jorud, the Director of the ICU Cardiac and Immediate…

Sanford Takes Part in Cardiac Rehab Challenge

The challenge involves logging miles on a treadmill

FARGO, N.D. —┬áSanford Health took part in the annual Cardiac Rehab Challenge. The challenge lets cardiac rehab programs from around the upper Midwest compete by logging miles on a treadmill. Both staff members and patients can take part. The goal is to raise awareness about the importance of physical activity while preventing, or recovering, from heart disease. “There’s nothing better…

Singer Tom Petty Taken Off of Life Support

Police say emergency crews were dispatched to Petty's Malibu home Sunday night after he was found unconscious

  SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Singer Tom Petty has been taken off of life support after suffering a heart attack on Sunday. Police say emergency crews were dispatched to Petty’s Malibu home Sunday night after he was found unconscious. Petty was taken to the UCLA Santa Monica Hospital but has been taken off of life support. Petty, 66, is from…

F-M Ambulance Wants The Community To Learn CPR

Save-A-Life Saturday was held at West Acres Mall to teach The Importance Of CPR

FARGO, N.D. — F-M Ambulance says someone dies from cardiac arrest every 90 seconds. Save-A-Life Saturday at West Acres Mall taught people all about CPR. F-M Ambulance says only 33 percent of cardiac arrest victims in the F-M area receive immediate lifesaving CPR, which can double or even triple a victim’s chance of survival. One speaker spoke about how learning…

F-M Ambulance Recognizes Three Strangers Who Saved Motorist on I-29

A man went into cardiac arrest on the highway where three drivers pulled over to help

CASS COUNTY, N.D. — One Fargo man has three people to thank for giving him another shot at life. Mark Dammann says December 9th was a normal day for taking a drive down south on I-29. “I had no inclination I was going to have a heart attack,” said Mark. He says he was in the holiday spirit with plans…

February is American Heart Month & Fargo is Going Red

Local organizations are celebrating Go Red for Women to raise heart disease awareness

February is American Heart Month and heart disease is the number one killer of women causing one in three deaths each year. Go Red for Women is celebrated on the first Friday of February each year and Fargo is one of the many cities that have been holding events throughout the day to bring awareness to heart disease. “Way more…