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Sanford Health outlines Fargo growth plan

Sanford Health outlines Fargo growth plan

The organization anticipates an investment of $200 million over the next decade.
Nadine Aljets 5 min read
Sports doctors & mom’s mental health

Sports doctors & mom’s mental health

I was treated like an athlete, like what I do matters, even if I’m not winning, like my lifestyle of choice was taken seriously.
Jacqueline Palfy 14 min read
SDSU team doctor shares insight into teams’ winning season

SDSU team doctor shares insight into teams’ winning season

The men’s and women’s basketball teams from South Dakota State University are among the schools for which Sanford Health is the exclusive sports medicine provider. Chad Kurtenbach, M.D., is one of the Sanford Orthopedics and Sports Medicine doctors who’s also a team physician for the Jacks. He offers some insight into injuries the teams have […]
Alan Helgeson 6 min read
Blood test that detects concussions? Don’t believe the hype

Blood test that detects concussions? Don’t believe the hype

Headlines buzzed last week with breaking news that the Food and Drug Administration had approved a new blood test for concussions. This “breakthrough” understandably garnered enormous attention as awareness and concerns about concussions have reached a fever pitch in recent years. Indeed, concussions have arguably become the most important sports medicine topic of our time […]
Thayne Munce, PhD 7 min read
Cold enough for ya? How to weather winter as outdoor runner

Cold enough for ya? How to weather winter as outdoor runner

You're not tied to the treadmill if you follow our experts' winter running tips
Jacqueline Palfy 8 min read
5Ks dominate national running scene, are good first race

5Ks dominate national running scene, are good first race

True to national trends, the 5K is the largest weekend race in Fargo, ND
Jacqueline Palfy 8 min read
Sports medicine: Your key to a healthy, active lifestyle

Sports medicine: Your key to a healthy, active lifestyle

'We all want our kids to be successful and the best they can be, but that also involves balance.'
SHN Staff 6 min read

Sanford Health to help develop future Olympians

The Sanford Sports Science Institute has collaborated with the National Scholastic Athletic Foundation to become the non-profit organization’s exclusive national sports medicine research partner. The National Scholastic Athletic Foundation is one of the driving forces behind grassroots track and field and cross country in the United States. The NSAF promotes and develops American high school, […]
SHN Staff 3 min read
Carson Wentz partners with Sanford Health

Carson Wentz partners with Sanford Health

NFL quarterback and health system have a well-established training relationship
SHN Staff 3 min read
Get seen fast at a walk-in clinic

Get seen fast at a walk-in clinic

Bring your strains, sprains & fractures for care on the same day of your injury
SHN Staff 2 min read