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Four Cases of Lung Injury Related To Youth Vaping In Minneapolis

The Minnesota Department of Health notes that the cases are similar to recent cases reported in Wisconsin and Illinois

MINNEAPOLIS — Children’s Minnesota has reported finding four cases of lung injury in the Minneapolis area potentially related to vaping. The Minnesota Department of Health notes that the cases are similar to recent cases reported in Wisconsin and Illinois. The Health Department is asking health care providers and parents to be on the lookout for vaping as a cause of…

The Fargo Community Comes Together to Support ‘Team Chad’

A benefit was held to support a Fargo man battling lung cancer

FARGO, ND — The community came together to show how much love and support they have for one local man battling lung cancer. Chad Muchow starting off having what many of us have experienced before, a stubborn cough. Yet, to his surprise that cough turned out to be advanced lung cancer. “It’s been rough. I’m 41 never smoked a cigarette…

Minnesota Woman Moving to North Carolina, Hoping to Save Her Life

Teri Starkey has Cystic Fibrosis and can't get the double lung transplant she needs unless she moves to North Carolina. Fox 9 News' Paul Blume Reports from Delano, Minnesot

DELANO, Minn. — A woman suffering from cystic fibrosis needs to move more than one thousand miles to have a life-saving double lung transplant. “I’d say it’s like when you have the flu and you’re knocked out for a week and you think you’re dying,” said Teri Starkey, who lives in Delano.  “That’s a good portion of my life.” Teri and…

Health Matters: Detecting and Treating Blood Clots

Blood clots can be fatal if left untreated

Bloods clots can form for many different reasons and sometimes they can even go unnoticed. Blood clots can often be mistaken for something minor. The longer you wait to take care of it, the more dangerous they can become. Samantha Olson, who is from Wahpeton, was recovering from back surgery when something just wasn’t feeling right. “I wasn’t feeling real…