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One Woman’s Symptoms Lead to Rare Diagnosis

She has pulmonary hypertension, which causes the blood vessels of the lungs to shrink

FARGO, N.D. — One woman received a rare diagnosis after months of experiencing unexplained symptoms. Shari Hagen–Oxton says she always felt out of breath a year ago. “Even just letting the dog out in the morning, walking from one end of the house I’d have to sit down,” she said. She had other symptoms like stomach issues and swelling of her…

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…

Doctors Told Her it was Crohn’s Disease; Six Years Later, She Finds Out They Were Wrong

Surgeons found the cause of her pain was two pieces of a Heinz sauce packet in the lining of her intestine

  INTERNATIONAL — Six years ago, a woman from the U.K. went to the doctor for her stomach ache and bloating issues. The British Medical Journal says doctors diagnosed her with Crohn’s disease, an incurable inflammation of the bowels. When the 41-year-old ended up in the hospital again due to her symptoms, doctors performed what is called a “keyhole,” or…

Tea with Royalty: Miss America Cara Mund Visits Sanford Children’s Hospital

She made a stop at Sanford's Children Hospital to have a tea party with some patients

FARGO, ND — Miss America made a stop at Sanford Children’s Hospital to have a tea party with some patients. Each child got to wear her own Miss America crown. They asked North Dakota native, Cara Mund, all kinds of questions, including whether or not she lives in a castle. Mund is serving as the National Goodwill Ambassador for Children’s…

Chiropractic Clinic Celebrates its Clientele with Patient Appreciation Day

All Seasons Chiropractic Clinic held its first-ever Customer Appreciation Day

FARGO, N.D. — A chiropractic clinic is showing thanks to its clientele. All Seasons Full Body Chiropractic in Fargo hosted Patient Appreciation Day. The office offered free body fat assessments, as well as cryotherapy and compression treatments. Existing clients were also entered into a drawing for free electric pulse treatment sessions. The office created the event to give back to…

Detective at Center of Controversial Arrest of Nurse is Asking to Keep His Job

Payne's attorney argues while the detective could have handled things better, it should not end with his termination.

  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — It was the viral video that shocked the health care world. The detective at the center of the controversial arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to do a blood draw on an unconscious patient is begging to keep his job. Salt Lake City detective Jeff Payne has been on administrative leave since police…

Viral Video of Utah Nurse Being Arrested Puts Detective Under Investigation

The altercation on July 26th was caught on police body cams, hospital surveillance and others on their phones at the scene

  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A Salt Lake City police detective was placed on administrative leave after he arrested a nurse who refused to do a blood draw on a patient in the hospital. Police Chief Mike Brown said in a statement that the department is cooperating with an internal affairs investigation into Detective Jeff Payne and prosecutors are…