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A mom reads to her baby and child in her lap on the bed.

Read aloud to help your child learn to love books

Snuggle up and find your silly voice: Reading with kids builds early learning
Parenting Services Parenting Services 4 min read
Three girls with face paint make cupcakes together at a Halloween sleepover.

When is your child ready for a sleepover?

Check your child's excitement for an overnight event as just one sign
Parenting Services Parenting Services 4 min read
Andy Gillham walking and talking with Brett Maher.

How coaches, parents can counsel athletes through pandemic

Communication the key for athletes who may be missing out on sports
Mick Garry Mick Garry 9 min read
Young girl and her dad baking in the kitchen.

Make these simple, fun and healthy snacks with your toddler

Include your toddler in planning and preparing food you'll both love
Parenting Services Parenting Services 4 min read
hand listening to a red heart

You can start preventing heart disease at any age

Knowing genetics and implementing healthy habits early may prevent heart disease
Simon Floss Simon Floss 8 min read
A grandfather smiles while carving pumpkins with two grandchildren.

10 ways to have a happy, healthy Halloween

You can avoid trick-or-treating during COVID-19 while still having fun
Sanford Fit Sanford Fit 4 min read
A mature woman leans forward from a chair, grabbing her toes to stretch her ankle.

A Matter of Balance: What goes into fall prevention?

Courses teach seniors how to manage falls and increase activity levels
Mick Garry Mick Garry 10 min read
Hunter Glascock photo

Sanford POWER and Skyforce share in Miami Heat’s success

Six players from the Miami Heat team in the Finals spent time in Sioux Falls
Mick Garry Mick Garry 9 min read
Adult soccer player in orange uniform prepares to hit soccer ball with his head at outdoor match. One teammate and two opponents run toward him in the background.

Neuropsychologist plays vital role in concussion recovery

Dr. Josefine Combs helps athletes and other patients after head injury
Mick Garry Mick Garry 8 min read

Sanford opens new unit, adds 14 hospital beds in Bismarck

Addition to main floor of medical center will include six intensive care beds
Jon Berg Jon Berg 2 min read