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Integrative wellness patient closes her eyes while a Sanford Health provider puts hands close to her temples.

Giving integrative wellness a try in clinic setting

Sanford acupuncture patient says her debilitating headaches are gone
Simon Floss 6 min read
Sanford Imagenetics building with DNA strand on digital display outside.

Sanford Imagenetics staff co-authors textbook on PGx

Medical professionals and students will see chapters on lab, clinical and patient issues
Mick Garry 10 min read
Two women flexing in Minnesota Vikings gear -- the power of mom and daughter colonoscopy.

Mom, daughter learn colonoscopy is key to stopping cancer

After 34-year-old was diagnosed with colon cancer, her mom was diagnosed, too
SHN Staff 7 min read
Smiling female college student with backpack on lawn on college campus

College students: Find your dorm, then find a clinic

In the excitement of being on campus, don’t neglect health care needs
Simon Floss 5 min read
Sanford Health family medicine clinic in Rock Rapids, Iowa

How to choose a primary care physician in 4 steps

With primary care, you get one go-to health care provider
Simon Floss 8 min read
A man seems depressed as he sits near a window and looks outside.

How to support someone struggling with their mental health

Sanford Health experts offer guidance for what to say and what to avoid
Katie Wright 9 min read
Nursing home administrator and nurse chat in a warmly lit hallway as part of mobile clinic visits.

Mobile clinic helps long-term care and end-of-life patients

The post-acute and community services clinic meets patients where they are
Simon Floss 7 min read
Nighttime view outside three-story Sanford Aberdeen Medical Center.

Sanford Aberdeen celebrates a decade of growth

More providers, preventive care and community involvement drive health system’s support
Justin Kautz 7 min read
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