Jeanette Rackl

Meet Jeanette

Jeanette Rackl is the managing editor of copywriting for Sanford Health. She joined the team in July 2017. You can reach her at

Latest Posts

Rod Hunter lifts one of his sons to the top of the tree at Christmas at the Castle

Bringing Christmas to the Castle

How Rod Hunter and his Christmas Decor team deck the halls of the Sanford Children’s Hospital.
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a cement path between trees

Love fall colors but hate fall allergies? Don’t just suffer

Sanford Health specialist busts myths about seasonal allergies
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Media affects teens: Ten year old boy sitting on a blue park bench outdoors, with a basketball, and texting on a mobile phone. A Sanford Health psychologist says media affects adolescent social and emotional development, especially when kids feel pressure to keep up.

When media changes adolescent moods & anxiety

Constant screen time can affect kids' social and emotional growth
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An eye doctor looks for vision problems at a child's eye exam.

Help your kids see well from the start

Ask for a pediatric vision screening at your child's next checkup
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Mature couple walking through the countryside.

A foundation for strong bones

How DEXA scans support bone health
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outcome of stroke: May Schaefer and her husband Ray

Knowing the signs: Why every second counts during a stroke

Ray Schaefer's wife, a Sanford Health nurse, recognized his symptoms right away
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Austin and Heather Krause with their son, Larsen.

Turning child’s emergency burn into a moment of gratitude

Krause family's gratitude for care of 14-month-old led to Guardian Angel award
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Three middle-aged women walking through a neighborhood park, smiling, talking, wearing workout gear and holding water bottles.

Leaky bladder solutions help women regain confidence

"Patients don’t have to be stuck in neutral any longer. There is hope.”
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hypnobirthing: pregnant woman holding belly

Hypnobirthing: Bringing babies into the world peacefully

Discover what hypnobirthing is and if it’s for you.
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John Heitkamp near his dairy cows

Coronary calcium screening reveals hidden heart problems

"If a heart attack had occurred, it very likely could have been lethal."
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precision medicine in a graphic of heart inside man's chest

Precision medicine in cardiovascular care is catered to you

Finding new ways to customize care to fit individual people rather than populations.
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Richard Howard, who's recovering from heart failure

A better way to manage heart failure

Changing a patient’s life with new technology that monitors the heart.
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Man wearing a helmet slides into base during a baseball game. Concussion can happen even when athletes wear helmets.

Concussion management in sports: Taking the hard hits

'There’s a lot of bad information out there and people can be really scared about this injury.'
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Photographer Chuck Taylor stands with his camera in a pergola-style shelter made of pink stone.

The big picture: A photographer’s joint replacement journey

Chuck Taylor logged many miles in search of the perfect photograph until knee pain accompanied the click of the camera shutter.
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image of a polyp in a colonoscopy

Colonoscopy guidelines change: 45 is the new 50

Shifting colonoscopy guidelines show that earlier screenings can save lives.
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