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Public News Service - ND: Smoking Prevention

PHOTO: Hunters are being encouraged to be 'heart smart' as they hit the fields and woods for the upcoming firearms deer season. Photo courtesy of the American Heart Association.

BISMARCK, N. D. – The firearms deer season in North Dakota opens in one week, and the American Heart Association is encouraging hunters who'll be spreading out across the state to be 'heart smart.' Cardiologist Dr. Bob Oatfield says the activity can be strenuous, so hunters need to be aware of

PHOTO: North Dakotans will vote on five ballot measures among all the political offices when the election arrives next Tuesday.

BISMARCK, N.D. - The polls are expected to be busy when North Dakotans cast their ballots one week from today. Deputy Secretary of State Jim Silrum says it's typical to see turnout of eligible voters of 60 to 70 percent, and this year it's likely to be on the high side, considering this summer's p

PHOTO: Cigarette butt. CREDIT: Courtesy of the American Cancer Society

BISMARCK, N.D. - The fall election is now less than eight weeks away, and one of the big questions facing North Dakotans is whether to approve a ballot initiative banning smoking in workplaces statewide. Approval of the measure would lead to better health, according to Janet Maxson, a nurse practit

BISMARCK, N.D. - On average, one person dies in America every 40 seconds from a stroke, but that does not have to be the case. Kathy Roth is the stroke coordinator at MedCenter One, Bismarck. She says one simple way to save lives is by remembering the acronym "FAST." "'F' stands for facial weakness

FARGO, N.D. - North Dakota is among the states leading the way in making sure stroke victims are getting the fastest and best treatment possible. Stroke is still one of the leading causes of death in the nation, but continues to slide down the rankings, and the American Heart Association credits Nor

BISMARCK, N. D. - Heart disease is the top killer of women in North Dakota and, for the last three years, the American Heart Association and the Dakota Medical Foundation have been trying to change those statistics with the "Go Red for Women" campaign. Joan Enderle, who coordinated the North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. - Federal regulators now have more authority to control what goes into cigarettes, and the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) is flexing its new muscle by banning flavored cigarettes from being made, imported, distributed or sold in the United States. Since most adult smokers start

Bismarck, ND – What if you could give your mom a gift this Mother's Day that wouldn't cost a cent - but might just save her life? The American Heart Association says signing her up for its "Go Red" movement will provide mom with all the tools she needs to improve cardiovascular health. More t

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