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Whooping cough: You may need booster as vaccine fades

Physicians warn adults to protect themselves and young children
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Chad Spartz wears a stocking cap and holds his infant son Jeff, wearing a plush red crown in front of the Christmas tree at the Sanford Children's Castle of Care.

Tree lighting & radiothon celebrate Christmas at the Castle

Benefit events Dec. 3, 5 & 6 ring in holidays for the whole family
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Teddy Bear Den helps pregnant women in need, from teens to older moms.

Sanford community puts warm fuzzies into Teddy Bear Den

Volunteers' love, gifts encourage pregnant moms in need
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A senior man looks at the camera as he gets his pneumonia vaccine from a smiling nurse.

Pneumonia vaccine: Oprah got it. Do you need it?

It's recommended for young children, seniors and people with other health issues
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Pharmacist holding medicine box and capsule pack in pharmacy drugstore.

Antibiotics rules aim to reduce drug resistance

Let that runny nose run: 47 million prescriptions aren't needed, CDC says
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meth drug addiction: row of bottles and pills on a chemists counter

Meth epidemic poses health dangers across lifespan

Beyond opioids and cocaine, meth is a growing concern nationwide
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Ear infections: Doctor checks a baby's ears

Ear infections in children: What to do and what to know

Doctors treat your child's ear infections based on age and severity
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Medicare at 65: Multi Generation Family Celebrating Birthday In Garden

Signing up for Medicare at 65: What you need to know

Make the best decisions for your health coverage with Medicare ABC's (and D's)
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A father and son’s journey through prostate cancer

Radio personalities Ray and Mark Ricci thank early cancer screening
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Miscarriage: young woman and man holding hands, grieving loss of baby

Miscarriage FAQ: What is it and how does it happen?

Loss of a pregnancy can be devastating to a mother and family
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girls and boys play soccer at Sanford Fieldhouse

Youth soccer teams get more playtime in Sanford Fieldhouse

Community partnership provides year-round action for Dakota Alliance Soccer Club
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children in halloween costumes

Halloween: 5 tips to keep kids safe and healthy

Sanford Health pediatrician's top advice: Watch out for cars
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A girl runs through an obstacle course in a colorful room designed by Sanford fit.

Encouraging kids to be fit for the future

Access hundreds of free resources online: lesson plans, videos, games and more
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Dr. Patrick Kelly performs an abdominal aortic aneurysm repair wearing a glowing head lamp and surgical mask. A computer screen is behind him and nurses stand beside him.

Aortic stent graft named FDA ‘breakthrough’ device

Sanford Health vascular surgeon collaborated in device development
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Dark blue storm clouds hover over a red barn and other farm buildings.

Opinion: Rural America faces a health care access crisis

It's time for remaining states to adopt Medicaid expansion, Sanford CMO writes
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