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Active athletes sportive couple running with strong persistence on the road in winter nature in the morning.

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
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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

Heart patient now runs trails, not from heart screens

Runner Bob Greenfield nearly skipped a screening that ended up saving his life
Simon Floss Simon Floss 9 min read

Mammogram detects breast cancer during pandemic

"I feel way more comfortable going to Sanford than I would to the grocery store"
Jon Berg Jon Berg 5 min read
Whey protein powder in scoop and plastic shaker on wooden background.

Sanford helps athletes navigate nutritional supplements

Make sure your vitamins and shakes meet NCAA drug-free guidelines
Mick Garry Mick Garry 6 min read
A mature man walks his dog down the sidewalk in a historic neighborhood.

How do you know when it’s time to seek senior services?

Good Samaritan Society offers services in senior living, home health, therapy
Simon Floss Simon Floss 9 min read