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Dr. Brian Tjarks wears full-body personal protective gear at a drive-thru coronavirus testing site.

What to do when you think you need a COVID-19 test

Do's and don'ts when you have symptoms or have been exposed to the coronavirus
Mick Garry 9 min read
Active athletes sportive couple running with strong persistence on the road in winter nature in the morning.

You can start preventing heart disease at any age

Knowing genetics and implementing healthy habits early may prevent heart disease
Simon Floss 8 min read
Sanford Health family medicine clinic in Rock Rapids, Iowa

How to find a primary care provider

With primary care, you get one go-to health care provider
Simon Floss 10 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 8 min read
A health care worker conducts a COVID drive-through test in Costa Rica

Sanford inspires drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Costa Rica

Sanford partner Hospital Metropolitano gets creative to limit virus exposure
Jane Thaden Lawson 7 min read
An elderly woman's hands rest in her lap, while a hospital bracelet sits on her wrist

Delirium disrupts patients’ lives, but it may be prevented

Learn what hospitals are doing to thwart this common state of confusion
Jane Thaden Lawson 10 min read
An array of dairy products is shown that can induce unpleasant symptoms in those with lactose intolerance

Dairy foods become a real pain if you’re lactose intolerant

But dairy-free products, enzyme supplements can help, Sanford Health doctor says
Jane Thaden Lawson 7 min read
Through the new COVID-19 home monitoring program, Sanford Health doctors and nurses can keep tabs on patients virtually.

Sanford encourages video visits for regular appointments

Patients can see their providers from the comfort and safe distance of home
Courtney Collen 7 min read
Jasmine Johnson, a Sanford PROMISE Scholar, works with lab equipment at Sanford Research.

Cells — and fun — fill high school PROMISE Scholar’s summer

Jasmine Johnson learned more about research and herself by working in lab
Jane Thaden Lawson 29 min read
Gene Hoyme sits with his arm on a table smiling at an off-camera interviewer

Pediatric geneticist Gene Hoyme’s influence spans globe

S.D. native helped Sanford in pediatrics, research, Imagenetics, World Clinic
Jane Thaden Lawson 28 min read