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A patient with her back to you talks with her Sanford Health primary care provider.

How to find primary care at Sanford Health

New online quiz helps you find your “patient personality” and a provider you like
Simon Floss 1 min read
Romantic couple holding hands on travel.

Syphilis and other STDs are on the rise

COVID-19 pandemic disrupted prevention services for sexually transmitted diseases, CDC says
Simon Floss 8 min read
doctor examining a young man with a blood pressure gauge

What is preventive care and how can it keep me healthy?

Screenings at regular wellness visits help find issues when they’re most treatable
Simon Floss 1 min read
A sad woman sits at a table with a plate with a lone asparagus spear.

Think someone has an eating disorder? Here’s what to know

Sanford Health psychologist shares signs, symptoms, and tips for taking action
Jane Thaden Lawson 15 min read
Portrait of six confident women of different ages and ethnicities, smiling.

A healthy life: Advice for women from their 20s to their 80s

Your guide to staying healthy at every age and stage of life
Lacey Krebsbach, MD 7 min read

COVID vaccine boosters available at Sanford Health

CDC recommends added protection against COVID for ages 5-11
Simon Floss 7 min read
A Sanford Health APP (advanced practice provider) uses a scope to examine a baby, held in their mother's arms in an exam room.

APPs provide expert health care close to home

Especially for rural patients, advanced practice providers can fill primary care role
Simon Floss 7 min read
Scientist holding DNA gel in front of samples for pharmacogenomics or PGx testing in laboratory.

Pharmacogenomics: Your genes hold valuable information

DNA test can help doctors decide which medications may work best for you
SHN Staff 5 min read
Active middle aged man sitting down on a sunny trail with air pods in his ears.

Colonoscopies: Debunking the myths

Procedure can help prevent colon cancer (and you might not even remember it)
Katie Wright 6 min read
A happy, healthy mid-40s couple hugs on a sunny beach.

Colorectal cancer screening: Check out the options

With early detection, colon cancer is 90% treatable
Jason Anschutz 6 min read