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Raena Brendtro and Dan Brendtro petting thier dog, Luca

Man fundraises for research-study inspiration: his daughter

Friedreich's ataxia can't be stopped yet, but two men have formed a bond trying
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 36 min read
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Raising a child who has cystic fibrosis

CF team at Sanford Health is 'such a great support for us'
Ashley Schwab Ashley Schwab 6 min read
Sanford Health providers and genetic counselors work with families to determine if genetic testing is right for children

Genetic testing for pediatric cancer

When is it appropriate for a child to have a genetic test? Counselors weigh in.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 13 min read

Teaching genetic science, empathy and communication

Sanford Health is committed to the future of genetic counseling through a master's graduate program.
Megan Baldridge Megan Baldridge 14 min read
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Sanford Chip offers insight for family’s past, future health

"More knowledge — especially about your health — is always going to be better."
Erin Heinert Erin Heinert 6 min read
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Diagnosing, managing a child’s developmental disabilities

Genetic testing, counseling can help find the diagnosis, cause and intervention
SHN Staff SHN Staff 8 min read
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Veteran David Rowe sees benefits, encourages genetic testing

Sanford Health offers all patients genetic testing at no cost.
Ashley Schwab Ashley Schwab 8 min read
Denny Sanford accepts an award from Research America on March 13 in Washington, D.C.

Denny Sanford featured on Fox News, honored for philanthropy

Advocacy group recognizes benefactor among others helping science and medicine
Jacqueline Palfy Jacqueline Palfy 9 min read
Denny Sanford shaking hands with a man as Kelby Krabbenhoft looks on

Sanford Health, VA create partnership to help veterans’ care

Pharmacogenetic testing provided at no cost to veterans will help tailor care.
Jacqueline Palfy Jacqueline Palfy 7 min read
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Sanford Health’s path to bringing precision care to veterans

Sanford Health President and CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft explains the program.
Jacqueline Palfy Jacqueline Palfy 5 min read