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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

Getting COVID-19 increases risk of stillbirth and mothers’ risk of needing intensive care
Mick Garry 7 min read
A Sanford patient with his wife and two kids, all smiling during dinner inside a plastic igloo.

Active dad of two finds pain relief in cellular therapy

Patient didn’t want to be the guy in his 40s with a hip replacement
Mick Garry 11 min read
Good Samaritan Society nurse in scrubs and face mask works at a stand-up desk in a hallway at the Arthur, North Dakota location.

Original North Dakota location provides pandemic relief

Good Samaritan Society helps Sanford Medical Center Fargo expand patient capacity
Matt Holsen 4 min read
Screen shot from NBC Today show, with woman on video call on large screen at left and three TV hosts seated facing her on the right.

Sanford Fargo patient shares weight loss on ‘Today’ show

NDSU student lost 100 pounds with help from Sanford Health weight loss clinic
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
Smiling teen boy near a lake shows off his t-shirt that says, "Sara shared her spare." He is a kidney transplant recipient.

Living organ donation winds up saving two lives

Sanford Health employee donates one kidney, helping both a friend and a stranger
Simon Floss 11 min read
A nurse in scrubs looks seriously at the camera while standing in a Sanford Health exam room.

COVID-19 diary from a pediatric nurse

Brittany is a pediatric nurse in Fargo. She wants everyone who can to get the vaccine.
SHN Staff 5 min read

Sanford Health offers COVID-19 antibody testing to public

Test for probable exposure available at dozens of sites
Jane Thaden Lawson 10 min read
Three pharmacy workers sort bags and bins of prescription medicine at Sanford Health.

Best COVID-19 treatments, according to doctors

Antiviral treatments and antibody therapies are most effective if you test early
Erin Mairose 11 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 9 min read
rib fracture fixation device

Rib repair device business started, prototype in the works

Dr. Steven Briggs’ less-invasive surgical technique uses inside of rib to fix breaks
Carson Walker 10 min read