parkinson’s

Knocking Out Parkinson’s: Boxing Class Celebrates One Year Anniversary

The class is hosted by TNT Fitness two times a week

FARGO, N.D. — After Mary Louise Murphy was diagnosed with Parkinson’s a year ago, one of the last places she’d expect to end up was in a boxing class. But flash forward a year, and you’ll find Mary Louise and her classmates thriving on the bags, throwing haymakers, and building strong bonds with her fellow boxers. “I know on Tuesdays and…

Senator Heitkamp Says Her Mother Doreen Has Passed Away

Doreen Heitkamp Had Struggled With Parkinson's For Years

Senator Heidi Heitkamp/FacebookSenator Heidi Heitkamp says her mother Doreen has passed away. She shared this photo of the entire family on her Facebook page. Heitkamp called her mom the “rock of our family” who selflessly raised seven children. She says her mom struggled with Parkinson’s for years. Doreen Heitkamp died on what would have been her 66th wedding anniversary. Her…

Minnesota Adding Conditions that Qualify for Medical Marijuana

The state health department takes public input each year on conditions that might be added

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota health officials are adding autism spectrum disorders and obstructive sleep apnea as conditions that qualify for medical marijuana. The health commissioner says there is increasing evidence that medical marijuana can help people with severe autism or obstructive apnea. The state health department takes public input each year on conditions that might be added. Some of…

Children of Vietnam Vets say Agent Orange Impacts Generations

Veterans and their children shared their stories at a town hall meeting at Elks Lodge in Fargo

FARGO, ND — Tears were shed at a town hall meeting in Fargo about the life changing effects of Agent Orange. Many children of Vietnam veterans spoke about how exposure to the chemical impacts multiple generations. Families of survivors are still looking for answers more than four decades after the Vietnam War. “So it was straight Agent Orange that I…