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Healthier Me: Autism & Better Screening Process, Treatments

It may seem like the number of autism spectrum disorders is spiking, but our local doctors believe the numbers actually reflect that we are better able to identify the disorder now. The numbers are staggering: More>>

Sanford Dermatologists Push for Tanning Bed Alternatives

It's prom season and that has a lot of teenage girls in a scramble to look their best. A lot of times that includes heading to the tanning salon, so they can show off their bronze shoulders in their new More>>

Sweet Miracles Event Raises Money for Sanford Children's Hospital

You can indulge your sweet tooth, sample some great wines and support the Sanford Children's Hospital in Fargo all at the "Sweet Miracles" fundraiser on Thursday. The 3rd annual event will be held at More>>

New Research Asks: Is Long Distance Running Bad for Your Health?

A controversial new study is raising questions about health benefits of distance running. A Minnesota heart doctor found that long-time marathoners have more plaque in their arteries than non-runners. More>>

Sanford Health Celebrates Transplant Surgery Milestone Video included

Sanford Health in Fargo is celebrating a transplant surgery milestone. This year marks the 25th year that Sanford has been doing transplants in Fargo. Doctors credit advancements in surgery techniques More>>

Healthier Me: Cleaning Up Your Sleep Hygiene

It may be time to clean up your sleep hygiene. Sanford Health doctors say sleep hygiene is a term used to include just about anything related to your sleep habits. And, that includes putting down your More>>

New Study Suggests Shift Workers May Suffer Brain Damage

There's a new study that may have you re-thinking your sleep schedule -- especially for those of you who have overnight, odd, or constantly changing work schedules.   The study released by the University More>>

Healthier Me: Transitioning From the Treadmill to Outdoor Running Video included

Spring is in the air. Temperatures are warming, the snow is melting and the last thing most people want to do is stay indoors.   While it's nice to get outside, a lot of people can end up getting hurt More>>

United Blood Services Says There's an Urgent Need for O Blood Donors

The United Blood Services says there is an urgent need for type O blood donations.  They say in the past several weeks, patient demand has outpaced donations by 400 pints of blood. United Blood Services More>>

New Support Group for Pregnant Women Suffering From Depression

Pregnant women with a history of depression or anxiety can face difficult and confusing choices about treating their symptoms.     More>>

Healthier Me: Big Increase in Botox Requests at Sanford Health

Do you want to look less tired, sad or even angry? Who doesn't, right? Across the country and here in the valley, doctors are seeing a big bump in Botox requests. Sanford Health dermatologist Dr. Yulia More>>

Healthier Me: Don't Ignore The Symptoms, Listen to Your Heart

Don't ignore the signs. That is the message from cardiologists during this heart month.   One of the most common myths is that it's easy to tell when you're having a heart attack. Doctors says pain on More>>

Healthier Me: High Tech Sports Medicine Video included

Watching the Winter Olympics in Sochi reminds a lot of us about how high-tech the sporting world has become -- and that includes sports medicine. New technology, treatments and training now allow athletes More>>

They're Fans & Team Physicians, Local Doctors Treat Elite Athletes

While the world watches their favorite elite athletes go for Olympic gold in Sochi, the athletes' team physicians will be watching them, too, but with a different perspective. More>>

Healthier Me: Hotel-Style Locks Help Keep Babies Safe at Birthing Center

Sanford Health is beefing up security for babies in their nurseries. And, one of the newest tools is something familiar to people who have stayed in a hotel recently.  More>>

Consumer Reports: Caramel Color: Health Risk in Pop

If you drink soda, we have some information about a possible health risk you need to know. Recent tests by Consumer Reports show that some soft drinks contain a potential carcinogen—and a couple have relatively More>>

Department of Health Reports First Flu Death

The North Dakota Department of Health is reporting North Dakota's first influenza death of the season.  Alicia Lepp, an epidemiologist with the Department of Health says the influenza death occurred in More>>

Healthier Me: "Strap Before You Wrap" to Keep Your Kids Safe

Coats and car seats can create a dangerous situation. Car seat experts are warning parents that bulky winter coats can put their kids at risk. Advocates say a common mistake parents make in cold weather More>>


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