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Sanford Health nurse Amanda Boock headshot

Career switch leads to meaningful work for ND nurse

LPN Amanda Boock finds her calling in taking care of others
Katie Wright 5 min read
A group of men play flag football in a park. Staying active is an important part of men's health.

Men’s health: Gearing up for a healthier tomorrow

Your toolbox for staying healthy and active at all ages
SHN Staff 5 min read
Happy affectionate young couple sitting on rooftop in the evening

Sexually transmitted infections: What you should know

An estimated one in five people has an STI, according to latest US data
Katie Wright 7 min read
Drs. Mark Denison, Carl June and Michael Welsh are the 2020 Sanford Lorraine Cross finalists

Sanford Lorraine Cross Award: Who are the 2020 nominees?

One of three will be awarded $1 million for work in medicine, science and innovation
Courtney Collen 6 min read
Exterior daytime view of Sanford Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Sanford Health seeks residents’ input on local health needs

Survey asks about physical, social and economic factors that impact health
Katie Foutz 3 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