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Jackie Mrachek helping Eli balance on a beam

Pediatric physical therapy in the classroom

Sanford Health helps children with mobility or developmental delays learn skills needed in the classroom.
Jon Berg Jon Berg 6 min read
Toddler girl on mom's lap smiles at medical provider who is preparing her arm for a routine childhood immunization.

Immunization myths and when kids need each shot

"Not vaccinating your child not only puts them at risk but everyone else they come into contact with."
SHN Staff SHN Staff 7 min read
Healthy tips and advice from Sanford experts as kids head back to school

Preparing kids to head back to school

Sanford Health experts offer some tips: From shots to shoes
Nadine Aljets Nadine Aljets 5 min read
Optometrist Examining a Child

An optometrist can help spot health issues

Age-related diseases can show up, and prevention is important for other issues
Avatar Kate Simko 5 min read
Sad young boy

Childhood suicide: Bullying, ADHD and relationships

“There’s a lot of pressure on kids that’s not good for their emotional development.”
Hannah Nieman Hannah Nieman 12 min read
child eating breakfast

Quick and healthy snacks busy parents can make

Kids love these nutrition-packed alternatives to junk food
SHN Staff SHN Staff 3 min read
A boy receives a vaccination from a female health care worker. Boys and girls should receive the HPV immunization, ideally at age 11 or 12

What you need to know about HPV

Learn about human papillomavirus: its causes, symptoms and how to prevent it.
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 7 min read
boy shooting a basketball

Fuel your kids for after school with healthy snacks

Get some extra energy before running off to practice, training or rehearsal
SHN Staff SHN Staff 5 min read
young girl standing outside of school

Back to school problem: What to know about lice

Lice can be prevented by avoiding sharing combs, hats and headgear
Jennifer Haggar, MD Jennifer Haggar, MD 3 min read
children playing in a gym during physical education

fitClub integrates with Minnesota physical education classes

Sanford Fit teaches healthy choices along themes of recharge, mood, food & move
SHN Staff SHN Staff 4 min read