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Runners at the starting line of the Sioux Falls Half Marathon in 2020.

Why running is good for you, according to doctors

Beyond fitness, running helps you set goals, practice mindfulness and create community
Mick Garry 15 min read
Young lacrosse players in helmets and gloves practice at an indoor Sanford Sports Complex field.

Rugby, lacrosse sports clinics join Legends for Kids lineup

Pair of sports gain local popularity, add to year-round youth activities
Mick Garry 9 min read
A group of men play flag football in a park. Staying active is an important part of men's health.

Men’s health: Gearing up for a healthier tomorrow

Your toolbox for staying healthy and active at all ages
SHN Staff 5 min read
Little girl and her brother lying on front in shallow water in water park. The kids are laughing at camera, the boy is wearing swimming goggles.

Keep your family cool and safe in the summer heat

What SPF to use, how much to hydrate & more ways to protect all ages outside
Tracie Newman, MD 3 min read

Sanford POWER running program designs plans for all levels

Runners Coaching Program offers training sessions ahead of marathon season
Mick Garry 7 min read
Runners crossing the Fargo Marathon finish line

Fargo Marathon: Legacy runner shares tips for first-timers

Sanford Health provider will run her 17th Fargo half marathon this year
Taya Ordahl 8 min read

Why young people need the COVID-19 vaccine

By getting vaccinated, you're protecting yourself and those you care about
Simon Floss 6 min read
kid with pediatrician

Well child visits important for children of all ages

“Not only is a well child exam more comprehensive, it’s often paid for by insurance."
SHN Staff 12 min read
A young woman lifts weights in the Sanford POWER weight room.

Sanford POWER offers tips for summer training

COVID-19 safety measures continue at sports performance centers
Mick Garry 8 min read
Happy affectionate young couple sitting on rooftop in the evening

Sexually transmitted infections: What you should know

An estimated one in five people has an STI, according to latest US data
Katie Wright 7 min read