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Gary Burton lays back with cloths on his scalp as dermatologist Alyssa Hoverson performs Mohs surgery.

Skin cancer gives patient plenty of Mohs surgery experience

The treatment aims for a complete cure as well as a smaller scar
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 9 min read
Closeup of older man looking away in deep thought, depression

5 ways to fight depression

If you feel depressed, it's best to do something about it. It won't go away on its own.
SHN Staff SHN Staff 6 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
Four speakers share a stage with blue and gray curtains.

Better access to health care might come by virtual exam

Sanford CMO speaks on telehealth panel hosted by US News
Katie Foutz Katie Foutz 5 min read
Deb Warner gives two thumbs-up signs as she runs on a gravel road. Her shirt says "gotta run."

When brain aneurysm ruptured, runner defied death

Good health and Sanford neurocritical care team helped beat 10% survival rate
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 39 min read
Dark blue storm clouds hover over a red barn and other farm buildings.

Opinion: Rural America faces a health care access crisis

It's time for remaining states to adopt Medicaid expansion, Sanford CMO writes
SHN Staff SHN Staff 2 min read
Nurse Kayla Johnson stands in a patient's room.

Nursing internship gives students an edge in first real job

Nursing students “learn where they want to be and where they don't want to be"
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 12 min read
Dr. Josh Crabtree sits along the wall beside a countertop talking with a patient who has his back to the camera.

Josh Crabtree: ‘Doing what’s best for patients’

Doctor now oversees Sanford Health clinic operations, with role in telehealth
Jared Leighton Jared Leighton 7 min read
A male therapist stands with his arms pointing straight out from his sides, demonstrating for a female patient seated for a physical therapy session.

Sanford Tracy Rehab helps stroke & surgery patients recover

Speech therapy, PT, OT services close to home make healing easier
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 4 min read
Nursing students in uniform line the stairs outside of a building.

From roles to tools (and air conditioning), care has changed

Doctors' and nurses' duties have evolved, along with technological advancements
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 13 min read