Cancer Now No. 1 Killer In Minnesota, Ahead Of Heart DiseaseCancer is becoming the No. 1 killer in more and more states as deaths from heart disease have declined, new health statistics show.
Lonsdale Woman Crochets Hundreds Of Scarves For The HomelessElizabeth Sammons was born with a heart defect and in June, at the age of 31, she had a heart transplant. Sammons was out at Valley Park in St. Paul Saturday giving back.
Heart Transplant Survivor Works To Warm The HomelessElizabeth Sammons was born with a heart defect. In June at the age of 31 she had a heart transplant. Now, she spends her time helping the homeless by crocheting scarves to help them stay warm. Elizabeth Sammons has spent countless hours crocheting scarves for the homeless.
WCCO Women Strike A Pose For Heart HealthNew York fashion week is wrapping up, and now it's our turn. The Minnesota Red Dress Collection is an annual fashion show that pairs locally-designed red dresses with celebrity models to raise awareness of heart disease in women.
WCCO Women Take To The Runway For 'Go Red For Women'Heart disease among women is more deadly than all forms of cancer. That’s a big reason why Go Red for Women has turned into a national movement.
U Of M Invents Device For Early Detection Of Serious Illness A new sensing device invented at the University of Minnesota could revolutionize the way doctors detect serious illnesses, like cancer and heart disease. The hand-held device, known as z-Lab, makes the process so simple; a patient could someday have the tests done during a routine checkup and have the results in 15 minutes.
30 Years On, Apollonia Kotero Looks Back At ‘Purple Rain’It's been 30 years since "Purple Rain" graced movie screens in theaters across the country. The film launched Minnesota's own Prince into the national spotlight, and introduced the world to his co-star Apollonia Kotero.
Heart Disease Signs, Symptoms Women Should Know Each year, more women than men die from heart disease. In fact, heart disease is the number one cause of death of women. That's why more time and attention is being given to prevention and awareness.
Many Women Unaware Of Heart Disease's ThreatOnly one in five women are aware that heart disease is their greatest health threat, but new campaigns like Go Red for women are trying to get the message out that it's the number one killer. When you think of heart disease, you likely think it's mostly a problem among men. But since 1984, women have died more often.
Rybak Undergoes Second Heart Procedure Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak successfully underwent a procedure Monday afternoon to remove a blockage from an artery. He's recovering from a life-threatening heart attack which he suffered Saturday after cross-country skiing for nearly eight miles. Before Monday's procedure, the former mayor continued his light-hearted banter on Twitter, posting a picture of himself in a hospital gown, framed as a GQ magazine cover.
CDC: 200K Deaths From Cardiovascular Disease Could Be AvoidedOne out of three deaths in the United States is caused by cardiovascular disease. Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 200,000 deaths from heart disease and stroke could be avoided each year.
Study: Why Men Should Never Skip BreakfastSince you were little, you've heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And a new study shows, that's especially true for men.