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Bismarck Woman Diagnosed With COVID-19 Speaks Out After Viral Video

The 21 year old uploaded the video to Facebook to raise awareness among her peers.

BISMARCK, N.D. – Alicia Rich is a 21-year old who after being diagnosed with COVID-19 decided to make a video on Facebook that ended up going viral about how dangerous the virus can really be for some. “I’m shocked. But, I’m glad I’m getting the message out and you know, letting people know that anyone can get it. Yes, I’m…

Doctors Told Her it was Crohn’s Disease; Six Years Later, She Finds Out They Were Wrong

Surgeons found the cause of her pain was two pieces of a Heinz sauce packet in the lining of her intestine

  INTERNATIONAL — Six years ago, a woman from the U.K. went to the doctor for her stomach ache and bloating issues. The British Medical Journal says doctors diagnosed her with Crohn’s disease, an incurable inflammation of the bowels. When the 41-year-old ended up in the hospital again due to her symptoms, doctors performed what is called a “keyhole,” or…

Governor Dayton Declared Cancer Free

Dayton said a screening last December saved his life

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Governor Mark Dayton says he is cancer free and he has proclaimed this as “Cancer Screen Week” in Minnesota. He encourages all Minnesotans to talk to their health care providers about cancer risk factors and recommended screening options. Dayton said a screening last December saved his life. The Democrat announced earlier this year that he…

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Announces Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Julia says she has supportive and caring family and friends and...that she has fantastic insurance

  NATIONAL — Just days after taking home her sixth straight Emmy for Best Actress for VEEP, Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes a startling announcement. In a message on Twitter, the 56-year-old actress wrote “One in eight women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one.” Louis-Dreyfus said she has supportive and caring family and friends and…that she has fantastic insurance. She is…

Actress Kate Walsh Breaks Silence on Brain Tumor Diagnosis

Surgeons were able to remove the tumor, and she was able to make a full recovery

  NATIONAL — Actress Kate Walsh of Grey’s Anatomy and the spin-off series, Private Practice, is breaking her silence over a 2015 diagnosis she never saw coming. In an interview with Cosmopolitan, Walsh says doctors diagnosed her with a brain tumor. She says she did not take her fatigue and other symptoms seriously, thinking it was her busy schedule and…

Mathematical Oncology Helping Patients Manage Cancer

Doctors say this way of treatment is revolutionary when it comes to battling cancer

NATIONAL — It’s called mathematical oncology and doctors say it’s a new way to take a look at treating cancer. Doctors, Mathematicians and Scientists at Moffitt Cancer Center are trying to work with all the variables when it comes to cancer and work them into mathematical equations to better understand the disease. By doing the math, doctors can better analyze…

Mayo Doctors say Governor Dayton’s Cancer is Treatable

The governor announced he had cancer the day after fainting while giving Minnesota's State of the State address

  A Mayo Clinic official says Gov. Dayton’s prostate cancer was caught early and is `treatable and curable’. The governor was at the clinic Tuesday and Wednesday for more tests, which found no signs the cancer has spread, and to develop a plan of attack. The official says Dayton can continue his executive duties. Last week, the governor announced his…

Health Officials Weigh in on Governor Dayton’s Collapse at State of the State

Gov. Dayton is scheduled to meet with Mayo Clinic doctors to discuss treatment options for his prostate cancer

The Mayo Clinic says Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s fall during his State of the State address was not related to his prostate cancer diagnosis. In a statement, a Mayo Clinic spokesman says doctors believe Dayton’s fainting spell “was situational and related to standing for a long time while giving his speech and possible dehydration.” The 69-year-old Democrat was encouraged to…