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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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How Are My Premiums Used?

One common question we receive from our members is how the premiums they pay are used. The answer can be a little complicated, but we hope this will help explain it. Members pay premiums in exchange for health insurance coverage. If you have health insurance through your job, you might see on your paycheck stub…
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Healthy Eating Workshop June 9 In Fargo

More than two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese, putting them at risk for heart disease, stroke and many other chronic illnesses and conditions. Making healthy changes in the workplace — where many adults spend much of their day — is an important way to help people be healthier. A 2010 study showed that…
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BCBSND Co-sponsors Brains On The Plains Gala June 2

The third annual Brains on the Plains event raises funds for the Alzheimer’s Association of MN-ND. In North Dakota, Alzheimer’s and dementia are the third leading causes of death in the state. There are 14,000 documented cases of brain failure in the state. We also lead the nation in deaths caused by brain failure. These…
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Fargo Marathon 5K Hero Run Recap

More than 7,000 runners and walkers took part in the 2016 Fargo Marathon 5K Hero Run on May 20. Some were running to finish near the front of the pack or improve their personal best time. Others were just out for a fun jog or walk with family and friends. Parents and grandparents ran or…
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