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Closeup of a senior man's hands with a tape measure, marking a piece of wood with a pencil.

4 health benefits of working with your hands

Hands-on activities help promote your physical and mental health
Erin Mairose Erin Mairose 4 min read
Fresh foods and plenty of water add quality to marathon week nutrition

Marathon week nutrition affects performance

Even virtual races involve real running. How do you fuel up for your big race?
Lizzie Kasparek Lizzie Kasparek 11 min read
A young designer looking stressed out while working in an office

Warning signs and ways to manage stress

Try these techniques to prevent stress from leading to health problems
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 12 min read
Row of dumbbells

Strength training at home: More than weightlifting

Sanford POWER coach offers a 30-minute workout you can do with items on hand
Simon Floss Simon Floss 11 min read
A Sanford Health patient checks in at the front desk with a nurse in PPE.

Preventive health screenings you should not postpone

Now is the time to take care of any screenings that you've put off
Mick Garry Mick Garry 8 min read
Young couple hiking in the woods, where ticks can live and carry disease.

Lyme disease: Welcome to the dark side of summer

How and where to find ticks and properly remove them
Melissa Shutter Melissa Shutter 12 min read
Young Asian mom & her lovely daughter, both with surgical masks, check the nutrition label while doing grocery shopping in front of a refrigerator in a supermarket.

What’s new with the nutrition facts label?

FDA updates label to be easier to read and help you make good food choices
Sanford Fit Sanford Fit 7 min read
Young woman putting on her helmet, preparing for the bike ride

Bicycling safely is a great way to enjoy summer and fitness

Here's how to get the most out of your bike ride
Mick Garry Mick Garry 12 min read
Experts suggest walking and other forms of physical, mental exercise can slow progression of Alzheimer's disease.

Exercise, social time can slow progression of Alzheimer’s

People who get out and walk daily keep their brains healthy for a longer time
Simon Floss Simon Floss 10 min read
Karlee Yeager before and after losing 100 pounds with profile by Sanford

Sanford Health helps employee discover a healthier lifestyle

Karlee Yeager's employer helped her find Profile by Sanford
Avatar Talisa Wager 5 min read