MEDICINE

Walz Celebrates Launch Of Emergency Insulin Act; Law Faces Legal Challenge

The Minnesota Net Safety Program helps Minnesotans who have difficulty paying for their insulin.

MINNESOTA – The Alec Smith Insulin Affordability Act goes into effect as a lawsuit is filed. The program has two parts: urgent need for insulin and the continuing need program. The urgent need allows eligible Minnesotans to receive a 30 day supply of insulin immediately at their pharmacy once a year for no more than a $35 co-pay. The continuing…

Nurses Reunite After 50 Years At Sanford Tour

They graduated from St. Luke's Nursing School in 1968

FARGO, N.D. — Nurses who graduated from St. Luke’s Nursing School half a century ago got to reunite and explore how hospitals have changed. “I’ve always been a nurse. I always knew as a child I was going to be a nurse. I don’t think you become a nurse just by chance. You want to work with people, you want to…

Groundbreaking Research at NDSU Could Change the Future of Cancer

Patients that die because of these two diseases are dying because of the metastasis

FARGO, ND — In the world we currently live in, there is no cure for cancer but in many forms, such as breast and prostate cancer, it can be cured if caught early. But what happens when that cancer spreads? It could mean the end of a life…but NDSU is changing what that could mean in the future. KVRR’s Jessie…

Gov. Burgum Signs Medical Marijuana Law

The measure, called the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act, won 65 percent voter approval in November

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Burgum has signed a comprehensive measure that regulates the state’s voter-approved medical marijuana initiative. The Senate and the House earlier had gotten the needed two-thirds majority to amend the citizen initiative. The measure, called the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act, won 65 percent voter approval in November. It allows the use of marijuana as medicine…

North Dakota House Gives “Do Pass” Recommendation on Medical Marijuana

A big sticking point is the ease in which marijuana could be smoked as medicine

BISMARCK, N.D. — A North Dakota House committee has given a “do pass” recommendation on new rules governing the use of medical marijuana. The measure is expected to go to the full House on Tuesday. A big sticking point is the ease in which marijuana could be smoked as medicine. The bill passed by the Senate allows patients to smoke…