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Discussing diagnoses. Ophthalmologist using computer technologies while screening eyes of her patient.

Retina specialist helps when health & eye concerns overlap

Dr. Kimberly Tran treats patients with vision-threatening diseases
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 10 min read
Jessica Aguilar

Jessica Aguilar: ‘What we can accomplish together’

Executive's work combines health care for women, children, cancer patients
Jared Leighton Jared Leighton 9 min read
Julia Kabance sits under a banner reading "Happy 109th birthday Julia Kabance." She celebrated her 109th birthday at her home at Good Samaritan - Valley Vista in Kansas.

Veteran turns 109 at Good Samaritan Society

Julia Kabance on her longevity: Good food, good rest and stay close to God
Mick Garry Mick Garry 5 min read
Nurses, doctors and staff pose for a group photo outside Sanford Canton-Inwood Medical Center.

Canton celebrates 70 years of health care

Hospital location has housed government, an asylum, grain storage and more
SHN Staff SHN Staff 9 min read
A person practices chest compressions on a mannequin.

Thanks to hands-only CPR, anyone could help save a life

It only takes two steps: Call 911, and do chest compressions until help arrives
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 8 min read
sioux falls marathon runners

Sioux Falls Marathon unites and embraces community

Sept. 8 event is a showpiece for the city and has something for everyone
Mick Garry Mick Garry 5 min read
Dr. Christine Arnold is a pediatrician who has invented a bug bite cream, takes an interest in studying home remedies.

Sanford doctor prescribes her own bug bite cream

Christine Arnold's bug cream helps kids cope with discomfort and avoid infection
Mick Garry Mick Garry 7 min read
Yesenia Barrera-Millan works in a Sanford Research lab using a pipette and test tubes.

Research student benefits from engineering perspective

Yesenia Barrera-Millan is inspired to advance research into muscular dystrophy
Angie Vognild Angie Vognild 5 min read
Sanford Emergency sign above entrance to medical center

Gun violence drawing attention as a public health crisis

Health care providers support more research, offer prevention tips to families
Mick Garry Mick Garry 10 min read
Snyder, John on the rooftop of the Cherapa Place building, downtown Sioux Falls

John Snyder: ‘Creating the best possible member experience’

New president of Sanford Health Plan is a licensed pharmacist
Jared Leighton Jared Leighton 8 min read