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Taking Steps To A Healthy Life

Bicycles and pedestrians usually have plenty of company in downtown Fargo. But a few times a year, Fargo and Moorhead close down some downtown city streets to vehicle traffic for Streets Alive, an event that encourages people to get out and walk, ride bicycles and get active. We support Streets Alive and efforts like it…
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Tips To Avoid Sunburn, Skin Cancer

Nothing ruins a fun day outside in the sun quite like a painful sunburn. Getting too much sun without proper protection can lead to a nasty sunburn. It can also lead to skin cancer. More than 3 million Americans are diagnosed with a skin cancer every year. In 2012, more than 9,000 Americans died from…
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Fighting Colorectal Cancer In North Dakota

Each year, approximately 400 North Dakotans will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and even more staggering, approximately 135 of them will die from the disease. In an effort to decrease these rates, we have partnered with the North Dakota Department of Health’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control to increase colorectal cancer screening rates for…
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Getting Active And Supporting Our Community

It can be easy to put off being physically active while juggling a busy work schedule, getting the kids to soccer practice and running errands. That’s one of the reasons we take steps to help employees to get up and move, from onsite fitness classes to encouraging employees to take walks on their lunch breaks.…
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What’s It Like To Have A Mom With Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s and dementia are sneaky diseases. They can strike at any age. They can come on fast. Or they can take over a person through a course of years. And they affect not only the patient, but entire families as well. For Krista Fodera, it took one phone call to recognize that her mother was…
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