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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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A doctor and nurse wear gloves while demonstrating how to compress a wound to stop bleeding.

Stop the Bleed: Making bleeding control as common as CPR

Sanford Health provides classes, funding toward kits to prepare SD schools
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Two women flexing in Minnesota Vikings gear -- the power of mom and daughter colonoscopy.

Mom and daughter learn colonoscopy is key to stopping cancer

After 34-year-old was diagnosed with colon cancer, her mom was diagnosed, too
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Sick boy with thermometer laying in bed and mother hand taking temperature. Mother checking temperature of her sick son who has thermometer in his mouth. Sick child with fever and illness while resting in bed.

Preparation through vaccination key to staying flu-free

Flu season starts in October and runs through May
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USD Sanford School of Medicine 2019 white coat ceremony

USD Sanford School of Medicine welcomes new students

Sanford Health continues as teaching hospital for state's only medical school
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hand touching newborn's head

How to keep your baby safe from influenza

Protect your newborn from the flu with these tips
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VA Secretary Robert Wilkie stands at a podium in a full ballroom during a press conference for the Sanford Health/Veterans Affairs PHASeR program announcement.

Secretary of Veterans Affairs praises Sanford partnership

Sanford Health's free genetic test is one way companies are helping veterans
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Cheerful girl sitting in an urgent care exam room and holding up her arm while being examined by a doctor.

Emergency vs urgent care: The ER isn’t for everything

How one family got peace of mind, on their time, and avoided a trip to the ER
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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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