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Little boy named Cruz in hospital bed after stroke surgery

Strokes: 5 surprising facts about who’s at risk

Knowing what to do can save a life.
Pat Miller Pat Miller 8 min read
Good Samaritan Society home health care

Good Samaritan Society home health nurse helps baby, family

“He was my little rock star,” says LaToya Buzalsky of her infant patient Murphy.
Avatar Vanessa Carlson Bender 6 min read

Heart health: RN uses her title to spread awareness

Jessica Pergande, a Sanford RN, lost her mother to heart disease last year.
Taya Ordahl Taya Ordahl 10 min read
genetics

Sanford Chip offers insight for family’s past, future health

"More knowledge — especially about your health — is always going to be better."
Erin Heinert Erin Heinert 6 min read
Heart screening showed a high coronary calcium score.

Coronary calcium screening reveals hidden heart problems

"If a heart attack had occurred, it very likely could have been lethal."
Jenny Rackl Jenny Rackl 8 min read
Stroke survivor Mark Lester received care from Sanford Health interventional cardiologists

Stroke or seizure? It can be a fine line between the two

'Stroke has a lot of mimics.'
Jane Heilmann Jane Heilmann 13 min read

Yoga instructor’s scare an example of heart attack in women

"I’m like, there’s no freaking way I’m having a heart attack.”
Jon Berg Jon Berg 6 min read
Dr. Rory Farnan getting some winter exercise on the ski slope

Start slowly when beginning winter activities

From the ski slope to the ice fishing pond, there is an activity for everyone.
Pat Miller Pat Miller 10 min read
TAVR heart surgery

Less invasive heart procedure TAVR ‘like winning lottery’

Patients with aortic stenosis can be helped by a minimally invasive procedure.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 11 min read
weight loss surgery patient

How weight loss surgery improves overall health

Sleep problems, digestive issues and high blood pressure and other conditions can be eased.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 3 min read