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Construction worker with helmet and safety jacket on outdoor construction site examines blueprints.

Identifying, minimizing danger from workplace health hazards

An occupational hygienist can help improve on-the-job safety
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Nurses, doctors and staff pose for a group photo outside Sanford Canton-Inwood Medical Center.

Canton celebrates 70 years of health care

Hospital location has housed government, an asylum, grain storage and more
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A senior man in a swimming cap and goggles hangs onto the edge of a swimming pool.

What is Legionnaires’ disease?

Outbreak of pneumonia-like illness prompts public health reminders
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Girl on the Tennis Court

Sports physical can help parents spot health issues

This is also a great time to ask questions even if they're not related to sports
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Well child visits important for children of all ages

“Not only is a well child exam more comprehensive, it’s often paid for by insurance."
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EMT professional in ambulance

Sanford Health offers EMT training

Online structure allows students to attend classes from the comfort of home
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A nurse and patient sit together outside on a summer day at Sanford Chamberlain Care Center.

Sanford Chamberlain, Vermillion recognized for care quality

Nursing homes on the honor roll have demonstrated a focus on safety and quality
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A baby boy lies in a bassinet in this black and white photo from 1930.

Sanford Health timeline: Rented house to regional network

Starting as Sioux Falls' only hospital, system marks 125 years of patient care
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Sanford Chip tray

What does the Sanford Chip test for?

This simple blood test provides insights to inherited conditions and how you process medications.
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Foster, Ruthie

Outdoor music venue promotes healthy community

Sanford Health fosters social ties as sponsor of Levitt at the Falls
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cancer survivor Megan McManus applies sunscreen to her arm

Melanoma survivor who had cancer at age 15: Save your skin

Think ahead to prevent skin cancer, and know signs to watch for
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A large group of workers and family from Sanford Health pose in identical blue T-shirts.

Heart walks promote community awareness

Man with heart condition celebrates walking — from 200 feet, he's up to 3 miles.
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Ashley Schwab and Megan Baldridge sit next to each other in the lobby of Sanford Imagenetics.

Sanford Chip results: Two patients’ perspectives

After genetic test, Ashley Schwab and Megan Baldridge feel more in control
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Megan Baldridge discusses her genetic test results with her genetic counselor, Erin Royer.

You have your Sanford Chip genetic test results. Now what?

A genetic counselor details how you and providers can use the information.
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Young Caucasian woman in yellow sweater sitting on stairs reading on her cell phone

A new look for Sanford Health News

New features help you easily get information you need and stories you want.
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