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Closeup of a pregnant woman sitting on the bed at home holding her baby belly.

Pregnant or breastfeeding? CDC says to get COVID-19 vaccine

Urgency due to increase in severe COVID-19 cases in unvaccinated expecting mothers
Mick Garry 8 min read
Three health officials speak to the media from the Washington Pavilion stage for social distancing purposes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sanford Health, state & local officials: Mask up, vaccinate

'Preventable' COVID-19 hospitalizations expected to peak again in coming weeks
Vanessa Vondra 6 min read
Happy family jogging on a sunny summer day outdoors.

It’s never too early to make medical care decisions

Follow our guide to advance directives, even if you’re young and healthy
Mick Garry 9 min read
Sanford hospice nurse salutes a senior veteran lying in bed with a red, white and blue quilt and a framed certificate.

Pinning ceremony honors veterans in hospice

In their final days, service members are thanked for their sacrifices
Jason Anschutz 5 min read
Lilah Newton in hospital bed

Lilah Newton, 10-year-old stroke survivor

ND family traveled 3 states to save daughter’s life and continue her recovery
Jason Anschutz 15 min read
veteran in hospital salutes officer during Navy Week in Fargo

Navy vice admiral visits patients, staff at Sanford Fargo

Sanford Health included in U.S. Navy Week festivities, thanked for employing veterans
Jason Anschutz 5 min read

Exposure to wildfire smoke has health effects

Read the AQI, then plan your day accordingly, respiratory specialists say
Simon Floss 6 min read
Portrait of beautiful black woman smiling and looking away at park during sunset. Outdoor portrait of a smiling black girl. Happy cheerful girl laughing at park with colored hair band.

Protect your skin during the summer months with these tips

Cover up, hydrate after a sunburn, and more advice from Sanford skin experts
Katie Wright 8 min read
A Sanford Health therapy dog lies on the floor with multiple adolescent arms petting him at once.

Service dog helps adolescent patients with mental health

Tucker the goldendoodle is part of behavioral health program at Sanford Fargo
Jason Anschutz 5 min read
Portrait of smiling Sanford Health golfer with white logo cap and black jacket. Digital monitors are in the background.

College golfing champion works on skills based on science

Nebraska Cornhusker Kate Smith visits Sanford POWER for improving her game
Mick Garry 7 min read