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Happy family jogging on a sunny summer day outdoors.

It’s never too early to make medical care decisions

Follow our guide to advance directives, even if you’re young and healthy
Mick Garry 9 min read
Sparkler in front of American flag

Fireworks safety: The do’s and don’ts

Make sure your Independence Day doesn't result in a trip to the emergency room
Hillary Becker, MD 3 min read
stroke certification: doctors looking at Air Med Photos

Sanford Fargo earns highest level of stroke certification

Medical center is the only advanced comprehensive stroke center in ND, northwest MN
Christen Rennich 3 min read
Sanford Health provider and patient talk in an exam room while wearing surgical masks.

Former EMT, flight paramedic now sees patients in clinic

Physician Assistant Bryan Johnson has cared for patients on the road, in the air
Mick Garry 7 min read
A doctor and nurse wear gloves while demonstrating how to compress a wound to stop bleeding.

Stop the Bleed: Making bleeding control as common as CPR

Sanford Health provides classes, funding toward kits to prepare SD schools
SHN Staff 6 min read
Mature man works out in mirror at Sanford Health cardiac rehab.

Nearby AED and quick Sanford response saves MN man’s life

He says he's lucky there was an AED at his church council meeting
Simon Floss 6 min read
Pills in prescription bottle

How to dispose of unused prescription drugs safely

Medication ‘take back’ events, year-round options help prevent accidents
Mick Garry 6 min read
Sanford USD Medical Center on the Sioux Falls campus of Sanford Health.

Sanford USD Medical Center earns top stroke certification

Sioux Falls hospital is the only Comprehensive Stroke Center in South Dakota
Shawn Neisteadt 3 min read
Evidence kit used by SANE nurses

Specially trained nurses help to heal victims of assault

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners program is training, hiring more staff in Fargo
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
Sarah Carey headshot

Triage nurse cares for patients one phone call at a time

Sarah Carey uses family medicine and hospital experience to reach out remotely
Erin Mairose 6 min read