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Two women walk on treadmills in the background with a row of dumbbells prominent in the foreground.

Personal trainers add expertise and fun to exercise plan

Hiring a personal trainer is an investment in an effective workout regimen
Mick Garry Mick Garry 10 min read
Lisa MacFadden stands in front of a Sanford Sports Science Institute sign. She serves as director of the institute.

Lisa MacFadden makes research look like a game

Biomechanical engineer oversees studies on golf, other sports for Sanford Health
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 16 min read
Shelly Thiewes stands with three other women at a Sanford Cancer Center booth.

Nurse supervisor grateful for clinic’s mammogram reminder

Planning a screening day prompted Shelly Thiewes and led to cancer discovery
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 8 min read
Rural Health Day: Dianne Karlstad and Troy Grassel laugh during physical therapy

Health care in your hometown? It’s about family, community

Rural Health Day recognizes care providers and patients
Avatar Michelle Erpenbach 7 min read
Two trainers kneel next to a seated SDSU football player on the field with a referee in the background.

Sanford Health doctors ready for ESPN’s GameDay

Friendly rivalry on display as both SDSU and NDSU have Sanford team physicians
Mick Garry Mick Garry 9 min read
Pentagon basketball academy going through drills

Basketball academy spotlight: Pat Coughlin

"We are able to bring a level of consistency as far as a place to train, practice and get better."
SHN Staff SHN Staff 6 min read
A young man sits on a cough between his parents. Family photos and a sign that says "Olson" are displayed on the wall behind them.

Sanford AirMed: A crucial health service in rural Midwest

“He wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for the air ambulance."
Jon Berg Jon Berg 5 min read
Nurse Eskedar Yimer at Sanford Health doing a checkup on a newborn

Eskedar Yimer’s trek from Ethiopian engineer to S.D. nurse

She went from being a grateful patient to treasured Sanford Health employee.
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 20 min read
South Dakota State University player Paiton Burckhard posts up against an opposing team member

SD native Paiton Burckhard excited to make history with SDSU

SDSU women play Friday night in NCAA Division I tournament's Sweet 16
Avatar Charlie Schuknecht 6 min read
Mike Daum competing at the Sanford Pentagon

2 Sanford Health doctors keep close eye on Mike Daum

Verle Valentine and Chad Kurtenbach provide care for SDSU athletes.
Avatar Charlie Schuknecht 6 min read