Sanford Stroke Patient in Good Health Works Way Back to Recovery

After a month and a half, stroke survivor Sandy Miller is still looking for answers

FARGO, N.D.– Timing is everything when dealing with a stroke. A Sanford interventional neurologist says 1.9 million brain neurons die each minute during a stroke. “Even before the patient comes in, we are right here and we are ready to take care of the patient right away,” Sanford interventional neurologist Dr. Sachdeva said. Dr. Sachdeva treated Sandy Miller’s stroke at…

North Dakota’s Stroke System Trying to Increase Survival Rates

It was created in 2009

  FARGO, N.D. — Not everyone who has a stroke will pick up the phone and call 911. “We had 30,000 calls in 2018. Strokes only make up one percent and we know there’s a lot more people having strokes out there. Unfortunately they self-present to the hospitals and then they have family drive them too late.” Lonski says people can…

West Fargo Man Faces Charges After Fleeing Police And Crashing Into Light Pole

Michael Glanzer was flown to Sanford in Fargo where he is listed in stable condition

WAHPETON, ND — A West Fargo man faces charges after fleeing police and crashing into a light pole in Wahpeton. Police responded to a report of a reckless driver this morning at 11th Street and 16th Avenue North. They say 36-year-old Michael Glanzer fled a traffic stop, lost control and crashed into the light pole. He was flown to Sanford in…

Superheroes Scale the Side of Sanford Medical Center

The volunteers from A and B Window Cleaning are sharing the superpower of joy with children at Cully's Cabin.

FARGO, N.D. — Patients’ Spidey senses are tingling at Sanford Medical Center. Not because criminals are afoot, but heroes. Superman, Batgirl, Mister Incredible and Spider-man descended on the hospital. The volunteers from A and B Window Cleaning are sharing the superpower of joy with children at Cully’s Cabin. Kids are beaming with pride at the sight of the masked vigilantes….

Alpha Delta Kappa Hosts “Preemie” Baby Shower

The group donated outfits to the families of those babies born prematurely

  FARGO, N.D. — For the parent’s of premature babies, the time spent in the hospital after pregnancy can be difficult. Alpha Delta Kappa hoped to make things a little brighter for those families with their annual “Preemie” Baby Shower. “I know it is really important to know other people are thinking about them,” ADK member Pat Pobst said. “Even strangers,…

More NDSU Graduates Taking Jobs in North Dakota, Minnesota

NDSU's Career Center says the recent class's median salary is nearly $50,000

FARGO, N.D. — A higher number of students from North Dakota State University have landed jobs in both Minnesota and North Dakota. A recent report from the NDSU Career Center says that 56% of graduates employed after college have jobs in North Dakota, while 31% work in Minnesota. Nearly 80% of those who come from North Dakota stayed in the Peace…

Sanford Celebrates Heart Health Month By Sharing Health Tips

Sleep, exercise, and managing stress are all ways to maintain good heart health

FARGO, N.D. – February is heart health month and Sanford is doing its part by spreading awareness for heart disease and the importance of taking care of your body. Sleep, exercise, and managing stress are all ways to maintain good heart health, says Sanford. You can reduce the risk of heart disease by minimizing your time sitting and being active…

Tris Pharma Voluntarily Recalls Two Kinds of Infants’ Ibuprofen

The brands include CVS Health and Equate

FARGO, N.D. — Tris Pharma is expanding its voluntary recall of infants’ ibuprofen oral suspension drops. Brands affected include CVS Health and Equate, which is sold at Walmart. They are being recalled over concerns that the concentration is ten percent higher than it should be for little ones. Essentia pharmacists say if you’re concerned about the concentration of medicine, talk to…

Fargo Force Players Deliver Teddy Bears to Kids in Essentia & Sanford

Over 500 teddy bears were collected from the annual teddy bear toss game

FARGO, N.D. — Over 500 teddy bears collected from the Fargo Force’s annual teddy bear toss game were delivered to babies at the Essentia NICU and kids at the Sanford Children’s Hospital. Tiffany Hovelson’s twins have been in the NICU for almost three months. She says it’s really meaningful that Fargo Force players came to deliver teddy bears. “That’s really cute,…

Sanford Opens New Center For Digestive Health

The center meets the increased demand for procedures like colonoscopies

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health opens its new Center for Digestive Health to treat patients with gastrointestinal issues. The center, which is in the former Sanford Same Day Surgery building, celebrated its opening with a ribbon-cutting. It will meet the increased demand for procedures like colonoscopies. “Colonoscopy screening is one of the big things that we celebrate coming up here in…