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Mature male patient gives two thumbs up while connected to a chemotherapy machine.

Transplant program going strong 1 year, many patients later

Roger Maris Cancer Center transplants patient’s own bone marrow to speed recovery from chemo
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
Terri Barta meets with Sanford health neurologist, Dr. Tanya Harlow

Aphasia patient faces future with a smile

Sanford Health treats neurological syndrome which affects people’s ability to communicate
Jason Anschutz 5 min read
A couple in ski goggles takes a selfie while on a ski lift on a sunny day.

Spot and prevent skin cancer ahead of time in the sun

Melanoma patient hopes to teach others about precautions he now takes
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
Runners at the starting line of the Sioux Falls Half Marathon in 2020.

Why running is good for you, according to doctors

Beyond fitness, running helps you set goals, practice mindfulness and create community
Mick Garry 15 min read
Young woman and Sanford Health patient holds a baby on a sunny deck after she survived a stroke.

23-year-old survives stroke with quick thinking, response

Patient fully recovers following surgery at Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Jason Anschutz 5 min read
Sanford Health doctor portrait in an exam room.

COVID-19 diary from a pediatrician

Brenda Thurlow, M.D., pediatric endocrinologist, is boosted for her patients and herself
SHN Staff 7 min read
A Sanford Health nurse helps a male patient with an arm bandage.

Nurses have a voice at Sanford Health

When front-line workers share ideas that work, nurses and patients win
Mick Garry 10 min read
Jackee Haak headshot

Sanford nurse leads birth center, veterans groups in Fargo

Jackee Haak, RN, shows leadership in hospital and in National Guard
Jason Anschutz 5 min read
A nursing student holds a giant check while posing with senior residents of a Good Samaritan Society nursing home.

Scholarship bolsters LPN working her way through school

Meet Salyna Norindr, Good Samaritan Society nurse and Sanford Equity Scholarship recipient
Mick Garry 4 min read
A nursing student strikes a sitting yoga pose between symmetrical floor lamps softly illuminating the space.

‘Nurses saved my life,’ says nurse practitioner student

Tina Hoff earns Sanford Equity in Education Scholarship as a mom with medical history
Mick Garry 5 min read