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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10 Reasons Running Will Make You A Better, More Attractive Person

Whether you love it or hate it, running and jogging are about the most efficient ways to get healthy, lose weight and look and feel your best. If you haven’t taken up running, here’s 10 super legitimate reasons you should. #1 Despite what you think, nobody is paying attention to you. Unless you actually look…
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Runner Inspired By Hero With Autism

Just a few years ago Fargoan Jena Johnson was obese, out of shape and looking to make some healthy steps in her life. So she stepped into running. Most runners, unless they are inherently gifted with perfect stride and pace, understand the struggles of starting out. Walking comes naturally, but once the gait gets kicked…
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Breast Cancer Survivor Reaches Finish Line With Help From Coworkers

For Kelly Kieselbach, it started out like many others’ breast cancer journeys. A routine mammogram. A suspicious spot, followed by a biopsy. And then the news: Cancer. For Kelly, stage 3 triple-positive breast cancer, to be exact. That was in February 2015. By March, Kelly’s treatments had started, including chemotherapy. “Due to it being triple…
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