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Closeup of a snow shovel clearing a residential sidewalk.

Yardwork in fall and winter can be hazardous to your health

Heat and cold with exertion can overload the heart, so watch your body’s signs
Simon Floss 5 min read
Teen boy works out with two physical therapists in the gym at Sanford Sports.

After life-changing UTV crash, teen commits to recovery

Landyn Keiser’s ‘can’t stop, won’t stop’ mindset inspires his Sanford Health care team
Courtney Collen 9 min read
A toddler rides in a green wagon down a hospital hallway.

Toddler’s throat healing after swallowing button batteries

Emergency surgery and collaboration of specialists helped save little girl’s life
Simon Floss 9 min read
A doctor kneels in front of a middle aged patient in the ER or urgent care clinic. Both wear N95 face masks.

Emergency vs urgent care: The ER isn’t for everything

Get peace of mind, on your time, when a walk-in clinic may meet your needs
SHN Staff 4 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
Closeup of a Sanford Health provider's hand holding a pacemaker against a heart diagram. The silver object is only about the size of a large vitamin.

Bismarck patient receives smallest pacemaker in the world

New wireless device reduces complications found in other pacemakers
Erin Horn 5 min read
A boy rolls up his sleeve for his dad to use a blood glucose monitor with an orange button.

Juvenile diabetes diagnosis comes after medical scare

Lucas Paulson now managing diabetes with help of his family and Sanford Bismarck
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
Nighttime view outside three-story Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center.

Sanford Aberdeen celebrates a decade of growth

More providers, preventive care and community involvement drive health system’s support
Justin Kautz 7 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 4 min read
A Sanford Cihldren's provider examines a child in a hospital bed while a nurse wheels in an ECMO machine on a cart.

ECMO services save man’s life after motorcycle accident

Sanford Children’s Hospital can treat patients 30 and younger with heart-lung bypass
Aubrey Gilbert 7 min read