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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
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