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A Sanford Health trainer uses resistance bands in a virtual workout she's leading on a laptop in an empty conference room.

‘Exercise is Medicine’ helps lose pounds, gain confidence

12-week program aims to improve overall health – and you can join virtually
Simon Floss 6 min read
heart walk survivor and wife smile in Bismarck

Doctor and heart disease survivor leads annual heart walk

Bismarck-Mandan fundraiser returns after one year as a virtual event
Jason Anschutz 4 min read
stent graft

Collaboration helps Sanford Health test new technology

NYU, Vanderbilt, Johns Hopkins and other systems help trial aortic stent graft
Carson Walker 15 min read
Mature man works out in mirror at Sanford Health cardiac rehab.

Nearby AED and quick Sanford response saves MN man’s life

He says he's lucky there was an AED at his church council meeting
Simon Floss 6 min read
Mother and son at Sanford Children's Fargo

Child with COVID-19 recovers from rare complications

MIS-C caused heart inflammation, other maladies before treatment at Sanford Fargo
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
hands making a heart on red background

Heart disease 101: Which symptoms matter most?

If unexplained chest pain or other signs wake you up, it’s an emergency
Mick Garry 7 min read
drawing chart heartbeat

Why Sanford Health celebrates hearts each February

Health system partners with American Heart Association to promote heart health
Mick Garry 4 min read
Aerial view of Sanford Vermillion Medical Center with sunset and trees in background.

Small-town doctors’ visits keep heart care close to home

Heart specialist outreach makes a difference for patient in Vermillion, SD
Mick Garry 7 min read
Two female friends at Sanford Health smile behind their surgical masks in a lab. Front woman's T-shirt reads "Laboratory professionals get results."

After a heart attack, Sanford lab tech pushes awareness

Women can experience different symptoms of a heart attack. Learn the signs.
Simon Floss 5 min read
Dr. Steven Boateng in a white coat with arms crossed.

Bismarck cardiologist warns about COVID-19 damage to heart

The connection between COVID-19 and heart issues can be long-term in some cases
Mick Garry 6 min read