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And, they’re off!

June 18, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Brock Wood and Jesse Hacker dropped their oars into the water at the headwaters of the Mississippi River at Itasca State Park at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 17.
For the next two months, they will paddle their way 2,350 miles down the mighty river. Continue Reading

NDSU player receives community support in her battle with lymphoma

March 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO It was Senior Day for North Dakota State women’s basketball player Hannah Linz, although she’ll remember March 2 for a different reason. Continue Reading

Black bone marrow donors needed

July 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Among the 10,000 people in the U.S. diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma or other life-threatening blood illnesses each year, black people have the lowest chance of finding a donor for a bone marrow transplant. Continue Reading

Agent Orange: With more diseases tied to use during Vietnam War, bill for veterans’ care skyrockets

November 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Over the past two years, federal officials say, an estimated 10,000 more veterans have sought medical compensation for diseases related to Agent Orange, an herbicide that contains a toxic chemical called dioxin.
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U.S. marrow donor program touting 50,000 transplants

November 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The program operates the Be The Match Registry, the Internet registry of potential donors of bone marrow and umbilical cord blood. The transplants help treat diseases, including leukemia and lymphoma.
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