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Baby - Day Old in Hospital

Sanford sees ‘baby boom’ as nationwide birth rates fall

Sanford Health OB/GYNs are pleased with birth numbers here at home
Courtney Collen 8 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
scholarship to veterans: army officer in uniform holding books

Sanford scholarship now available for military members, vets

Sanford Health is accepting applications until Aug. 31 for five $5,000 awards
Shawn Neisteadt 4 min read
Young lacrosse players in helmets and gloves practice at an indoor Sanford Sports Complex field.

Rugby, lacrosse sports clinics join Legends for Kids lineup

Pair of sports gain local popularity, add to year-round youth activities
Mick Garry 9 min read
A group of executives with shovels break ground next to a Sanford Sports Complex sign.

18 new fields are coming to Sanford Sports Complex

Organizers hope to have sports on the fields by summer of 2022
Simon Floss 5 min read
stent graft

Collaboration helps Sanford Health test new technology

NYU, Vanderbilt, Johns Hopkins and other systems help trial aortic stent graft
Carson Walker 15 min read
Woman at a psychiatry appointment for fertility issues.

Mental health care supports patients on fertility journey

To help weather ups and downs, Sanford integrates emotional support during care
Mick Garry 6 min read
A woman lies down and watches TV in a Sanford Health hand surgery procedure room.

‘Wide awake’ hand surgery lets patients skip the OR

Sanford provides procedures in office that used to require general anesthesia
Mick Garry 6 min read
A Sanford Health breast cancer doctor and staff pose standing, dressed in pink.

Algorithm spots patients’ potential breast cancer risk

Sanford Health develops AI to look for clues in provider notes on family history
Carson Walker 10 min read
Waiting room at Child's Voice Sioux Falls

Sanford Health provides resources to prevent child abuse

Pediatrician-led programs available for families and child care providers
Jason Anschutz 5 min read