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White metal door with sign that says ATTENTION: NO VISITORS ARE ALLOWED

Sanford Health updates hospital visitor policy amid COVID-19

Restrictions protect patients and staff during coronavirus pandemic
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A woman with her hand on her forehand holds up a thermometer. Answers to questions about Sanford Health Plan's coverage of testing costs and more related to coronavirus.

COVID-19 FAQs: What does Sanford Health Plan cover?

Answers to questions about testing, treatment and telehealth
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family history: human genes are the instructions for your body development

Family history: It’s an important part of your health

"We can’t change our genetics, but we can change behavior"
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Cold And Flu. Portrait Of Ill Woman Caught Cold, Feeling Sick And Sneezing In Paper Wipe. Closeup Of Beautiful Unhealthy Girl Covered In Blanket Wiping Nose.

Number of influenza cases remains high, CDC reports

Long flu season expected, vaccinations still available
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Golfer in silhouette swings a golf club on artificial turf surrounded by snow.

Looking for another reason to get in a round of golf?

Study shows it helps reduce chances of early death in older adults
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colorectal cancer screening: men and boy eating lunch

Colorectal cancer screening: Check out the options

With early detection, colon cancer is 90% treatable
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nurses love working with patients

Nurses’ love, compassion at foundation of day-to-day work

Every nurse has a story. Here are some heartwarming examples.
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heart age calculator Profile exclusive

Vascular age calculator: How old is your heart?

Find out in less than eight minutes with this simple online test
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Roasted carrots, turnips and squash with herbs in a white bowl on a marble countertop.

Video: Heart-healthy recipes shake up Heart Month menu

Watch step-by-step tutorials for four healthy dishes. Your heart will thank you
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An employee and a customer talk about weight loss in a Profile by Sanford store.

Science-backed program fuels Profile’s jump on Franchise 500

Focus on member success launches health coaching business into top-100 ranks
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varicose veins: Woman massaging her legs after wearing high heels all day at work in office

Varicose veins: What are they? How are they treated?

The symptoms of varicose veins may look like other health problems
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trouble sleeping: Teenager sleeping in front of a computer on a bed

Trouble sleeping? Counting sheep doesn’t work so well

Losing out on healthy sleep results in more than tiredness. These tips can help.
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cancer deaths decline: nurse talks with patient in scarf

Cancer deaths are on the decline in U.S., study says

Sanford Health screenings are key part of early detection
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dizziness vertigo imbalance exercises: woman using small ball to train eye movement

Feeling dizziness, vertigo, imbalance? Exercises might help

If you feel light-headed when you stand up, it can signal other health issues
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veterans affairs: Group of men and women smile while standing in front of sign for Sanford Veterans Club.

Veterans Affairs officials visit Sanford Veterans Club

Special recognition, private lounge help veterans feel at home
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