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People dressed in red walk down the sidewalk in the 2017 Fargo Heart Walk

Heart walks: Supporting communities in a new, virtual way

Amid pandemic, walkers will log miles on their own or in teams
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read
Collage of two nurses standing and smiling in different offices

Providing home care for coronavirus patients part of the job

“We have all the equipment we need to go into homes and feel 100% safe”
Mick Garry Mick Garry 6 min read
Multi-generational family talking in the kitchen

Advance care planning begins with conversation

Dr. Dan Heinemann says planning makes end-of-life decisions easier on loved ones
Mick Garry Mick Garry 8 min read
Experts suggest walking and other forms of physical, mental exercise can slow progression of Alzheimer's disease.

Exercise, social time can slow progression of Alzheimer’s

People who get out and walk daily keep their brains healthy for a longer time
Simon Floss Simon Floss 10 min read
Doug Barthel smiles in garden outside his office

Health Care Heroes: Doug Barthel, Community Relations

Retired Sioux Falls police chief exudes pride for his community
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 5 min read
Two Sanford Health staff members sit in a living room facing a video camera.

Good Samaritan Society looking to reopen, but only when safe

Regional VP: Visitors are on hold until local reopening requirements are met
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read
closeup of paramedic's shoulder patch that says "NDSCS Paramedic technology, Sanford Health EMS Education"

Sanford Health offers EMT training

Online structure allows students to attend classes from the comfort of home
SHN Staff SHN Staff 5 min read
A boy rubs his eyes in bed in this illustration for a sleep schedule story

Tips for shifting kids back to their school sleep schedule

Start early so they will be at their best, mentally and behaviorally
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 7 min read
rib fracture fixation device

Doctor’s invention could ease trauma of broken ribs

Dr. Steven Briggs develops less-invasive surgical technique
Carson Walker Carson Walker 10 min read

Equine therapy boosts spirits with horse power

Sanford Health, Good Samaritan Society welcome horse visitors to Windom location
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read

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