Super Aubrey 12.23.12
Bismarck Tribune: Jackie Mracheck, Sanford physical therapist, spends time with Aubrey Eckroth, a 4-year-old with lots of spunk, each week to help with the muscle tone and movement difficulties she has because of her cerebral palsy diagnosis.
Sanford breaks ground on $20 million health care facility 12.20.12
Dickinson Press, KXMB TV, Bismarck Tribune: Sanford Health announced a significant investment in Dickinson and western North Dakota today, as the health system, which Medcenter One proudly joined in July, released plans for the construction of a new $20 million clinic in Dickinson.
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Santa baby 12.19.12
Bismarck Tribune, KFYR TV: Santa visited babies who came to Sanford’s Well Baby Clinic.
Milk price scare a reality? 12.18.12
KXMB TV: Kelly Fisher, Sanford dietitian, shares tips on how to continue keeping dairy products on hand even if prices rise, and why dairy should not be cut from your diet.
She’ll be home for Christmas 12.11.12
Bismarck Tribune, KFYR TV, KXMB TV, KDLT TV (Sioux Falls): After a consult in Sioux Falls, doctors decided Nichole Weigel, a Sanford Birth Center nurse in Bismarck, needed to give birth to her baby who was only at 28 weeks gestation because she had stopped growing. That was at the end of August, and mom and baby had been there ever since. Thanks to Sanford, the family was reunited on Monday, and going forward baby Mya will be cared for in Bismarck.
Knowing when to take antibiotics 12.10.12
KXMB TV: Jennifer Beckwith, MD, family medicine, cautions people who want doctors to prescribe them antibiotics to treat the common cold.
Starting young leads to big problems 12.10.12
Bismarck Tribune: Sara Reinke, MD, Sanford Health pediatrician, explains brain development in adolescents and the effect alcohol has on the brain.
Once a priest, always a priest December issue (See page 7)
Dakota Catholic Action: Father George Dukart, a resident at Sanford Health St. Vincent’s Continuing Care Center, says mass for his fellow residents many times each week. Kirk Greff, the center’s administrator, wrote this article as a tribute to Father Dukart.
Sanford Health to relocate Occupational Medicine Clinic 12.03.12
KVLY TV in Fargo: Sanford Health Occupational Medicine Clinic in Bismarck will move in April. Story also ran on Bismarck Tribune, Fargo Forum, KXMB TV and KFYR TV.
Hospitals search for more doctors 12.02.12
KFYR TV: This story explains which programs Sanford and St. Alexius would like to grow, and how the recruitment climate has changed now that North Dakota has such a thriving economy.