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Voice disorders and treatments. Grandpa and grandson sing and play a duet in the child's room, with grandpa smiling and playing guitar and grandson smiling and playing cymbals.

Spasmodic dysphonia: A rare but treatable voice disorder

Sanford patient had trouble speaking on the phone and even in person for years
Mick Garry Mick Garry 7 min read
Dr. Bruce Gardner, who invented the Safety Foley Urinary Catheter.

Doctor’s invention aims to reduce injuries from catheters

Quick-release catheter would improve safety for hospital patients
Carson Walker Carson Walker 8 min read
A healthy work environment fights doctor burnout. Clinicians walk down an Aberdeen medical center hallway.

Healthy workplace for providers helps patients, too

Employee well-being programs keep providers engaged and patients safe
Mick Garry Mick Garry 18 min read
A Good Samaritan Society resident gets loaded into an ambulance.

Greg Santa Maria: ‘Emergency management defines me’

Public safety director says 9/11 attacks and hurricanes helped shape his life
Jared Leighton Jared Leighton 18 min read
coronavirus airplane international travel

Coronavirus: Sanford Health prepares reaction to new strain

Infection control experts plan regional response to global health concern
Avatar Michelle Erpenbach 7 min read
varicose veins: Woman massaging her legs after wearing high heels all day at work in office

Varicose veins: What are they? How are they treated?

The symptoms of varicose veins may look like other health problems
SHN Staff SHN Staff 7 min read
A line of cross country runners' legs are shown in this illustration for a story about hypertrophic cardiomyopathy/

Athletic sudden collapse could be serious heart condition

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is common genetic heart condition
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 10 min read
An integrative medicine provider helps a woman patient to stretch her leg while the patient lies down on an exam table.

Integrative Medicine Clinic open house offers demonstrations

Variety of treatments, from acupuncture to yoga, help with range of conditions
Avatar Nathan Aamodt 3 min read
Civica Rx: Package of clear liquid vials labeled Civica Vancomycin Hydrochloride for Injection, USP, sitting on top of pallet of more vials.

Sanford Health receives first medication from Civica Rx

Antibiotics pave way for sustainable supply of vital, lower-cost generic drugs
Christen Rennich Christen Rennich 6 min read
Gary Burton lays back with cloths on his scalp as dermatologist Alyssa Hoverson performs Mohs surgery.

Skin cancer gives patient plenty of Mohs surgery experience

The treatment aims for a complete cure as well as a smaller scar
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 9 min read

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