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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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A man bundled in work boots shovels snow after a blizzard.

Preparation key to preventing injury while shoveling snow

Warm up and watch your posture to reduce the risks from a winter chore
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Winter car seat safety demonstration with a girl wearing a fleece jacket and knit hat, buckled in with a blanket over her lap.

Keeping your kids safe and warm in winter

Remember these cold-weather safety tips for inside, outside and in the car
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plant-based diet: Modern dad washing carrots in the sink. His 6-year-old daughter hugs him.

Plant-based eating without missing key nutrients

Going vegetarian, vegan or flexitarian? Get all the nutrition you need
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infant colds what to know

Infant colds: What’s normal and what’s not

Learn the causes, symptoms and how parents can help.
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alcohol use: two men, three women in party setting

Alcohol use: Will you start the new year hung over?

Effects of alcohol on New Year's Eve can go far beyond the Jan. 1 headache
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hard-boiled eggs with cheese

How should you react to the CDC warning about eggs?

It's not about your home cooking. Commercial hard-boiled eggs are in question
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sugar crash: plate of brownies on red table cloth

Sugar crash effects and how to fix them

It’s all about balance, moderation and consistency
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Adults disabilities: Harvey from Village Northwest Sheldon Iowa

Adults with disabilities benefit from partnership

Sanford Health supports mission of Village Northwest Unlimited in Sheldon, Iowa
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flu season: young woman gives shot to older woman ethnic

Flu season starts fast with influenza B, according to CDC

Long flu season expected, vaccinations still available
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Closeup of older man looking away in deep thought, depression

5 ways to fight depression

If you feel depressed, it's best to do something about it. It won't go away on its own.
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