recent stories


Friedreich's ataxia rare disease Raena Brendtro and Dan Brendtro petting thier dog, Luca

Man fundraises for research-study inspiration: his daughter

Friedreich's ataxia can't be stopped yet, but two men have formed a bond trying
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 37 min read
School-age boy dances in kitchen in red and white striped pajamas and socks. Behind him is a Happy Valentine's Day banner spelled out in heart shapes.

Keeping your heart emotionally healthy

Connect what you're thinking, feeling and doing, says pediatric chaplain
Sanford Fit Sanford Fit 7 min read
Dr. Michelle Baack and Dr. Randy Raustino sit at a table with a laptop open as they look over heart research information.

Heart research: Two lab leaders share common goal, spirit

Dr. Michelle Baack, Dr. Randy Faustino on collaborative, complementary paths
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 18 min read
Boy in glasses stands with logo for Cares for Kids Radiothon.

Cares for Kids Radiothon: Tune in and make a gift

Radio marathon Jan. 30-31 raises funds for Sanford Children's Hospital
Emily Fink Emily Fink 4 min read
Concerned about acne: Young woman looking to the side applies cleanser to her chin.

Bothered by breakouts? Options can help battle acne

Learn about types of treatment, skin care and when to make an appointment
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 15 min read
Adam and Julie Brown pose with their children, Austin and Marielle. Adam, Julie and Marielle all have skeletal dysplasia.

Specialty clinic team serves as resource for little people

Patients with skeletal dysplasia, or dwarfism, who benefit include Marielle, 10
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 14 min read
A line of cross country runners' legs are shown in this illustration for a story about hypertrophic cardiomyopathy/

Athletic sudden collapse could be serious heart condition

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is common genetic heart condition
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 10 min read
Screen time limits: three kids share a digital tablet on the couch.

Screen time: How much is too much?

Time in front of TV, tablets and other screens can affect learning
Parenting Services Parenting Services 5 min read
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
SHN Staff SHN Staff 7 min read
6-12-month-old baby plays with blocks while lying on the floor.

Why your baby needs to play and explore

Tips and toys to encourage babies' natural curiosity and early brain development
Parenting Services Parenting Services 4 min read