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Dave Rowe sitting at a table facing Dale Drew on the opposite end

Vietnam DJ serves up music and memories at Sanford Vets Club

Dave Rowe, now a hospital volunteer, relives radio show with fellow veterans
Mick Garry Mick Garry 9 min read
cancer deaths decline: nurse talks with patient in scarf

Cancer deaths are on the decline in U.S., study says

Sanford Health screenings are key part of early detection
SHN Staff SHN Staff 8 min read
resolutions busted: dad, kid hurried breakfast, cellphone

Resolutions busted already? Here are some quick fixes

Don't wait for next year to reset your goals. You can start fresh each week.
Avatar Michelle Erpenbach 6 min read
dizziness vertigo imbalance exercises: woman using small ball to train eye movement

Feeling dizziness, vertigo, imbalance? Exercises might help

If you feel light-headed when you stand up, it can signal other health issues
SHN Staff SHN Staff 9 min read
A man bundled in work boots shovels snow after a blizzard.

Preparation key to preventing injury while shoveling snow

Warm up and watch your posture to reduce the risks from a winter chore
SHN Staff SHN Staff 3 min read
Winter car seat safety demonstration with a girl wearing a fleece jacket and knit hat, buckled in with a blanket over her lap.

Keeping your kids safe and warm in winter

Remember these cold-weather safety tips for inside, outside and in the car
SHN Staff SHN Staff 7 min read
plant-based diet: Modern dad washing carrots in the sink. His 6-year-old daughter hugs him.

Plant-based eating without missing key nutrients

Going vegetarian, vegan or flexitarian? Get all the nutrition you need
SHN Staff SHN Staff 6 min read
resolutions: runners drinking water

3 New Year’s resolutions athletes can work on this year

Don't set yourself up to feel defeated by too-big resolutions and diets that don’t work.
Lizzie Kasparek Lizzie Kasparek 7 min read
alcohol use: two men, three women in party setting

Alcohol use: Will you start the new year hung over?

Effects of alcohol on New Year's Eve can go far beyond the Jan. 1 headache
SHN Staff SHN Staff 7 min read
habits: blur of people at a dinner party in a dining room

Healthy holiday habits: Eat what you love

"The journey of a healthy lifestyle is learning about how to deal with the ups and downs along the way."
Tiffany Krogstad Tiffany Krogstad 5 min read