cardiovascular

One Woman’s Journey Surviving a Heart Attack

Fargo woman shares her survival story, hoping to inspire others

FARGO, N.D. — February is American Heart Month. The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Woman campaign is encouraging women to take their heart health seriously. One woman wanted to share her story to help others to be more aware. “Putzing around the house and whatever,” says Wentz. Mary Wentz, of Fargo, like many people on the weekend, was trying…

Shoveling Snow: Know Your Risks

When you are shoveling, go slow, dress in layers and over your mouth, head and neck from the cold weather

NATIONAL — When it comes to shoveling snow, it’s important to remember there is a right way and a potentially harmful way. Doctors say shoveling snow causes significant strain on the body and if you have not been physically active throughout the year, it can put you at risk for many conditions. The activity can cause an increase in blood…

Fargo’s First Go Red for Women Luncheon

More than 100 women gathered proudly for Fargo's first ever Go Red Luncheon.

At least one in three women live with some form of heart disease. People are ready to see that number go down. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women. What many people don’t know is that about 80% of cardiovascular diseases is preventable. The American Heart Association held Fargo’s first ever Go Red For Women Luncheon. This…