podcasts


Profile by Sanford Health growth: Podcast

41 min  ⋅ May 2nd
Look into the future of the weight loss franchise

Running/triathlon training: Podcast

1 min  ⋅ March 14th
Running outdoors and training for a triathlon takes plenty of hard work and commitment to training. In this program, experts from the Sanford Wellness Center, Meghan Glover, personal trainer and Kathy Grady, triathlon coach, discuss helpful tips in training for outdoor running and to start you on the right road to signing up and completing your […]

Importance of organ donation: Podcast

2 min  ⋅ February 21st
Organ donation is an important medical topic but often a hard one to discuss with loved ones. April is Donate Life month and a time to raise the profile of organ donation and the role it can have in saving lives. In this program, Thavam Thambi-Pillai, M.D., surgical director of Sanford Transplant Center, discusses what it […]
Donella Herman, M.D., and Kate Higgins, Psy.D. to talk concussions

Concussions and sports medicine: Podcast

2 min  ⋅ February 14th
In the competitive world of athletics, the quest to go faster and jump higher makes athletes perform at a level never-before thought of. At these levels, athletes can be at increased risks for injury and concussions. Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is one of the largest providers of sports medicine expert care to athletes and teams. Concussions […]
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Be smart about your heart: Podcast

2 min  ⋅ February 7th
Each day, nearly 2,300 Americans die of cardiovascular disease. This breaks down to an average of one death every 39 seconds. February is American Heart Month and an opportunity to share the important information you need to know about heart disease — the leading cause of death in the United States. In this program, Orvar […]
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The science of improving your golf game: Podcast

2 min  ⋅ January 31st
Golf is a game of complex movements, and resulting golf injuries can be very complex to identify. These injuries may keep you from returning to the game and may affect other areas of your life as well. The Sanford POWER Golf Academy is a collaborative program that leverages golf experts with expertise in sports physical […]
Keith Hansen, M.D., who talks about oncofertility

Understanding Oncofertility: Podcast

2 min  ⋅ January 24th
Oncofertility is a branch of medicine for those about to receive a treatment that may be destructive to ovaries or testicles, affecting fertility. “Oncofertility helps in preparing for those that are to undergo therapy treatment, by addressing fertility for the future so they can have a baby once they conclude the treatment that they are […]
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Profile Precise: Podcast

2 min  ⋅ January 3rd
Myth: All carbs are bad. Truth: Each person processes carbs differently. The challenge is choosing the right ones and the proper amount that a person’s body needs. Sanford Profile now offers Profile Precise, a new program/genetic platform that will test to find out person metabolizes carbohydrates. Alyssa Koens, Sanford Profile dietitian and Steve Herrmann, Sanford […]

Conquering holiday stress: Podcast

2 min  ⋅ December 27th
The holiday season brings not only joy, presents and an abundance of Christmas cookies but also for many people, a flurry of emotional highs and lows that come in the form of oversize to-do lists, money concerns and for many, coping with the loss of a loved one. Karla Harmon, counselor with Sanford Health Women’s […]

Smoking dangers and your lung health: Podcast

3 min  ⋅ November 22nd
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, accounting for 1 of every 5 deaths in the nation. That’s one reason why Darcy Ellefson, a registered respiratory therapist at Sanford Health, refers to smoking at the root of all […]
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