September is Ovarian Cancer awareness month and Saturday morning, survivors, family and friends participated in the Teal Strides for Ovarian Cancer in Edina.
Ovarian cancer is not one of the most talked about forms of cancer, but it is one of the most dangerous types. The average age a woman is diagnosed with it is 63. That’s why 7-year-old Harlie Corneliusen’s story is so very rare.
WCCO’s male meteorologists don’t look so fresh-faced this month, but that’s only because they’re participating in Movember. They’re growing mustaches to raise awareness for men’s health and wellness.
Aimee Jo Ashford was diagnosed with ovarian cancer earlier this year, and credits her friends in the show choir for getting her through her battle. So when a wish-granting charity asked the 17-year-old Totino Grace student for her request, her immediate instinct was to give back.
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have developed a vaccine designed to prevent the recurrence of ovarian and breast cancer. The the FDA has given its approval.
Gov. Mark Dayton has proclaimed Tuesday “Linda Scheid (shyd) Day” in Minnesota and ordered flags lowered to half-staff in honor of the longtime Democratic state lawmaker who died earlier this month.
State Sen. Linda Scheid, who taught overseas before embarking on a three decade career in the Minnesota Legislature, died Wednesday. She was 68.