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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
SHN Staff SHN Staff 6 min read
A woman in a winter coat and mittens ducks away from a snowball on a sunny winter day. A little sunlight in winter helps fight vitamin D deficiency.

How to combat vitamin D deficiency during short winter days

Watch your vitamin D intake for bone health and other benefits
Katie Foutz Katie Foutz 3 min read
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
SHN Staff SHN Staff 3 min read
A woman sits at a table in front of a plate that's empty except for a lone asparagus spear.

Think someone has an eating disorder? Here’s what to know

Psychologist and medical doctor share signs, symptoms, tips for taking action
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 16 min read
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
SHN Staff SHN Staff 6 min read
10 breastfeeding superfoods help both mom and baby thrive

Top 10 superfoods for breastfeeding moms

Great foods benefiting a breastfeeding mom and her baby
Lois Sommers, RN, IBCLC Lois Sommers, RN, IBCLC 12 min read
A girl smiles from a wheelchair in a room at Sanford Children's Hospital, where she sees a team of specialists.

Girl finds support in specialists for rare disorder, cancer

Kaley Maassen, 11, had been seeing team since birth — then had to add oncologist
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 21 min read
Family camping and grilling out by lake

Tips for keeping your cookouts and picnics safe

With summer in full swing, the risk of foodborne illness heats up.
Hannah Nieman Hannah Nieman 4 min read
Dr. Brett Baloun looks at a book about Crohn's disease seated next to patient Retta Hausman.

Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis patients reclaim lives with help

Newlywed and marathon runner each find their best care to keep diseases in check
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 36 min read
Two surgeons in scrubs use a surgical robot in an operating room.

Robotic surgery offers more precision, faster recoveries

General surgeon James Clay gives patients human touch with machine help
SHN Staff SHN Staff 4 min read