Heart Health

Fargo Heart Walk brings people together to promote heart-healthy lifestyles

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Fargo Heart Walk is bringing people back together to promote heart-healthy lifestyles. “We need a lot of advocacy,” said Leslee Williams. Leslee founded the nonprofit There Is A Solution Inc. after surviving two strokes. “I went in for an angiogram on my brain and when I went in, I stroked in recovery. So, I literally…

Coronavirus fears preventing some from getting medical help in emergencies

Some heart attack and stroke patients are afraid of contracting COVID-19 by going to the hospital

FARGO, N.D. — Although the pandemic has impacted almost all aspects of our lives, there’s one thing that hasn’t changed. “We know that COVID-19 isn’t preventing heart attacks from happening,” says Chrissy Meyer with the American Heart Association. Heart attacks, strokes and other medical emergencies are still happening in our community. The main difference? Fear of contracting COVID-19 is pushing…

Sanford Celebrates Heart Health Month By Sharing Health Tips

Sleep, exercise, and managing stress are all ways to maintain good heart health

FARGO, N.D. – February is heart health month and Sanford is doing its part by spreading awareness for heart disease and the importance of taking care of your body. Sleep, exercise, and managing stress are all ways to maintain good heart health, says Sanford. You can reduce the risk of heart disease by minimizing your time sitting and being active…

LIVE: Go Red For Women Day

American Heart Association Promoting Awareness For Heart-Healthy Behavior

  Mindy Cook with the American Heart Association joins the morning show for Go Red for Women Day. The AHA promotes awareness of heart health every February 1st. You’re encouraged to wear red to help the cause. Heard disease and stroke are the number one killer of women in America. One in three women will die from it. But you…

Pedaling from the Heart: CycleBar Holds Ride to Support Cardiac Health

Proceeds from the ride go to the American Heart Association

WEST FARGO, N.D. —¬†As a regular rider at CycleBar, Jessica Pergande strides along using her pedals, but unlike her long lasting love for cycling, an interest in raising awareness for heart health just took form in last March. “I actually lost my mom unexpectedly to heart disease, so after that I just became dedicated living a life dedicated to heart…