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A grandfather smiles while carving pumpkins with two grandchildren.

10 ways to have a happy, healthy Halloween

You can avoid trick-or-treating during COVID-19 while still having fun
Sanford Fit Sanford Fit 4 min read
Pandemic tech: Two mature women share the screen of a tablet computer with graphs and charts. You can only see their hands, glasses and a glasses case on the desk.

Technology plays an important role during pandemic

Screening & reporting app among custom tech solutions at Good Samaritan Society
Aubrey Gilbert Aubrey Gilbert 5 min read
A mom wearing a blue face mask places one on her daughter's face as well.

COVID-19 FAQ: How do I get my child to wear a face mask?

Many kids struggle with wearing a mask, keeping it on and keeping it clean
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 8 min read

Sanford Lab adds 5,000 square feet to prepare for flu season

Expansion will allow for more flu and COVID-19 testing, with faster results
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read
Sanford Health chief medical officer and Sanford Health News host sit facing each other while talking in a conference room. A photo collage of board members decorates the wall behind them.

Sanford CMO: Behavior now will determine when pandemic ends

Our decisions now impact safety of loved ones, everyone else later
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 8 min read
A Good Samaritan Society nurse speaks with a senior resident about flu shots.

Seasonal influenza and seniors: Concerns during the pandemic

Flu season will not wait for the pandemic to end
Mick Garry Mick Garry 5 min read
precision medicine in a graphic of heart inside man's chest

COVID-19 patients face possible long-term heart effects

Contracting the coronavirus can lead to complications beyond the lungs
Mick Garry Mick Garry 8 min read
Aromatherapy essential oil with lavender, seashells and towels on a fresh clean countertop.

Aromatherapy enhances well-being of seniors

Good Samaritan Society location offers essential oils for mood, daily routines
Aubrey Gilbert Aubrey Gilbert 5 min read

Fargo ICU specialist is resource for ICU, COVID-19 nurses

In stressful situations, Alexis Braun leads nurses with her calming demeanor
Simon Floss Simon Floss 7 min read
Teenage girl talks to a psychologist in her office.

Sanford Health creates task force to help prevent suicide

Calls to suicide help lines have grown 300% nationwide during COVID-19 pandemic
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read