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Sanford Wellness Center coach Jill Fries talks near a shelf full of colorful workout balls.

Stay fit for outdoor activities by keeping up at the gym

Sanford Wellness Centers offer indoor-outdoor balance through all seasons
Mick Garry 6 min read
Closeup of blue shirt with white logo, a baseball player behind "Roger Maris All-Star Week"

Roger Maris All-Star Week focuses on legacy beyond baseball

Next generation reaping benefits of 38 years of health and youth charity work
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
1970s black-and-white photo of Ohio State University football coaching staff inside the stadium.

National strength & conditioning group honors Sanford coach

Steve Bliss, former strength coach for national championship teams, earns accolades of his own
Mick Garry 14 min read
Kennedy Chandler holds a basketball above his head in the Sanford Pentagon gym.

NBA prospects train at Sanford POWER ahead of draft

Sanford can meet needs of basketball players from the highest level to the local level
Mick Garry 6 min read
Sanford Wellness Center member smiles with an inspirational poster of a mountain climber behind him.

Wellness centers encourage members to own their fitness

Group classes, variety of workout options keep working dad of two coming back
Mick Garry 4 min read
kid with pediatrician

Well child visits important for children of all ages

“Not only is a well child exam more comprehensive, it’s often paid for by insurance"
SHN Staff 12 min read
Architect's rendering of future Sanford Orthopedic Hospital, a several story glass tower with Sanford Surgical Tower and a field of purple flowers in the foreground.

New orthopedic hospital to grow care for Sanford patients

Construction begins on Sanford Health’s tallest building on main campus, opening 2025
Simon Floss 4 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
Sanford Health athletic trainer leans over a patient on his training table at a local high school.

Sanford trainers are essential for local student-athletes

Scott Witte helps high school athletes navigate injuries and get back on the field
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
Dr. Robert Canham in the office with a human anatomy poster on the wall

What you need to know about joint pain

Q&A with an expert: Robert Canham, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, Sanford Health
Robert Canham, MD 4 min read