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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
Marie Riemer in a face mask

Nurse manager serves ND community where she grew up

Marie Riemer cares for the community from her role at Sanford Hillsboro Medical Center
Erin Mairose 7 min read
A Sanford Health nurse manager wears a mask and goggles while seated and talking to a patient in an exam room.

Health care hero: Casey Naastad, manager of the year

Casey Naastad is a nurse and a leader — skills in high demand in the pandemic
Mick Garry 6 min read
Dr. Brian Tjarks wears full-body personal protective gear at a drive-thru coronavirus testing site.

What to do when you think you need a COVID-19 test

Do's and don'ts when you have symptoms or have been exposed to the coronavirus
Mick Garry 9 min read

Compassion of cath lab nurse helps patients feel at home

After seeing heart problems in his dad, Brennan Waltner helps patients like him
Simon Floss 8 min read
Dr. Gautam Sachdeva with PPE on.

Strokes and COVID-19: What you need to know about symptoms

Doctors are discovering coronavirus can affect all organs, including your brain
Mick Garry 7 min read
The bloodmobile sits in a parking lot. Blood donations are needed during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Blood donations needed during COVID-19 pandemic

As venues closed to the public, bloodmobile lost some of its scheduled drives
Simon Floss 4 min read