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Teen girl with sunglasses uses an e-cigarette device.

Are e-cigarettes a gateway to smoking?

Sanford Research scientist's findings, plus other Sanford Health research notes
Carson Walker Carson Walker 26 min read
Boys and girls bouncing basketballs at a camp.

Sanford Pentagon to host basketball camp in Chamberlain

The camp is open to all students in grades K-12
Paul Heinert Paul Heinert 2 min read
Matt Mooney shoots a basket at the Sanford Pentagon Heritage Court

Final Four star Mooney returns for workouts at Pentagon

Fresh off an NCAA tournament run, Matt Mooney is prepping for NBA tryouts
Mick Garry Mick Garry 8 min read
Woman with stomach ache lying on the sofa.

Effective ways to ease periods for women and teens

Women's health specialist recommends comfort care and hormonal options
Taya Ordahl Taya Ordahl 8 min read

Meet South Dakota’s CMN champion

Avery Hill, 4, will celebrate 2019 with Children's Miracle Network
Avatar Kay Todd 8 min read
Former South Dakota State University football player Dallas Goedert

Dallas Goedert to host free football camp in Aberdeen

Kids in grades 5-12 can meet the Eagles tight end July 9 at Northern State
Paul Heinert Paul Heinert 2 min read
Scott McCarron at the Sanford International golf tournament.

McCarron and Tanigawa return to Sanford International

PGA TOUR Champions golfers will play Sept. 16-22 in Sioux Falls
Paul Heinert Paul Heinert 3 min read
Julia Kabance, 108 years old.

108-year-old WWII vet remains committed to a life of service

Julia Kabance is a healthy Native American vet from Kansas with a lot to say
Mick Garry Mick Garry 20 min read
Bill Walton holds a basketball.

NBA great Bill Walton talks basketball, injury, inspiration

NBA legend and broadcaster returns to South Dakota for kids' basketball camps
Chad Curry Chad Curry 23 min read
Butch Lumpkin is shown swinging at a golf ball.

How did Butch Lumpkin conquer challenge in sports? Studying

Tennis player and golfer learned the games' mechanics, then adapted for himself
Chad Curry Chad Curry 6 min read