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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…

Health Matters: Heart Disease Prevention

Different choices in your everyday life can lower the risk of heart disease. It could be a silent killer. You may not feel any different or look any different if you’re developing heart disease. That’s why Dr. Sam Kapphahn, a Interventional Cardiologist with Essentia Health, says you can take it upon yourself to see where you’re at. “Eighty percent of…

Gluten Free Diets Help with Healthy Lifestyle Choices

It's National Gluten Free Day and those in the community express how gluten free diets have impacted their lives

It’s National Gluten Free Day. If you haven’t already, it may be time to hop on the gluten free diet train. Nutritionists┬ásays gluten free foods are easier on the digestive system while still including nutrients to help our bodies function. While some are voluntarily choosing to switch to a gluten free diet because of its proven link to weight loss,…

Health Matters: Hidden Signs of a Heart Attack

When you think of a heart attack, you might only be thinking of a few common symptons

Most know if you’re having a heart attack, you want to get to the hospital right away. But sometimes, people mistake their symptoms for something else. Heart disease can happen to anyone but many times people don’t think it can happen to them. Paying attention to your body could save your life. Heart disease is a result of years of…

Fargo Activist Lewis Lubka Passes Away at Age 90

Lewis Lubka Was Known For Fighting For The Rights Of His Beloved City And Minority Rights

Well-known Fargo activist Lewis Lubka has passed away at age 90 after fighting Alzheimer’s disease. Advocating equality for African Americans and Native Americans is something that he frequently spoke on. As an active member of the Red River Freethinkers, he was also involved in the battle against the City of Fargo over the Ten┬áCommandments monument outside of city hall. “He…