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Little boy named Cruz in hospital bed after stroke surgery

Strokes: 5 surprising facts about who’s at risk

Knowing what to do can save a life.
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Stroke survivor Mark Lester

Stroke or seizure? It can be a fine line between the two

'Stroke has a lot of mimics.'
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Dr. Rory Farnan getting some winter exercise on the ski slope

Start slowly when beginning winter activities

From the ski slope to the ice fishing pond, there is an activity for everyone.
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Olivia Johnson checks her smartphone

Smartphone impacts on teenager: Positive and negative

“Sometimes kids can’t make the clarification between what is real and what isn’t real."
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Janna Wiele, Sanford Bemidji professional on the crisis intervention team.

Mental health crisis: Therapist earns sheriff’s gratitude

"Each call is different, making the work we do both challenging and rewarding."
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Fall leaves

Yard work in fall and winter can be hazardous

Heat and cold, when combined with exertion, can overload the heart, so paying attention to what the body is saying is crucial.
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Tonya Onstad where she helps babies learn tummy time

Tummy time reduces infant flat head and other ailments

Changing how the baby breathes, or just imparting sensations to different parts of the body can make a huge difference.
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Dr. Skogerboe while bird hunting

Bird hunting on land and water can be hazardous

'Nothing will kill a hunting trip quicker than going to the emergency room with a heart attack.'
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Wojo's Rodeo pink guitar

Wojo’s Rodeo teams with Edith Sanford Cancer Center

Pink-clad Minnesota event raises money to help women screen for breast cancer.
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Matt and Bonnie Puro and his cracked helmet

Bicycling injuries leave man thankful for care

'I consider myself in the lucky to be moving department.'
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Dr. Jasmine Kamboj of Sanford Health in Bemidji, Minnesota

Physician doing clinical trials in smaller, rural setting

"We are comparing a small site to a relatively bigger site to see how we are doing. ... And we are doing well."
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A doctor prepares for a caesarean section at Sanford Bemidji C-suite

C-section suite at Sanford Bemidji keeps families together

"Instead of splitting up, the new operating room will allow for the recovery of mom and the baby together.”
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Paul Nelson working with his rehab team at ARU.

Flesh-eating illness strikes Minnesota man

The support of family and friends often can help turn the tide when a patient is facing a life-threatening situation. Paul Nelson of Fosston, Minnesota, and his wife, Liza, had such support in the spring of 2016 when Paul was stricken with necrotizing fasciitis (flesh-eating disease) that was consuming the muscles and tissues of his […]
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young athlete working with trainer

Athletic trainers engage and challenge

“I want them to be able to enjoy life after high school."
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