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LIVE: Get Help Sticking To A Healthy Diet This New Year

We Have In-Studio Tips From Profile Sanford

  You don’t have to be alone when you’re fighting to eat healthier in the new year. Profile Sanford stopped by the morning show to show off plenty of delicious, healthy options, like these low carb pizzas. Profile’s Director of Operations Penny Wolfe says you don’t need to know how to cook to make simple, quick, healthy meals to stay…

Health Concerns Regarding Frigid Temperatures

Medical professionals say it's possible to get frostbite after 5 minutes of being outside in this cold weather

FARGO, N.D. — The frigid temperatures we’ll be experiencing over the next couple of days are accompanied with health concerns. Those at Sanford say frostbite is the number one concern when it comes to negative temperatures. Family nurse practitioner Autumn Nelson says dressing in layers and minimizing any exposed skin is key. The first signs of frostbite include redness, tingling…

Santa Visits Candy Cane Carnival in Fargo

People packed the Avalon Events Center for some holiday fun

FARGO, N.D. — Parents, boys and girls of all ages packed into the Avalon Events Center to stay warm and enjoy some early holiday time together. “It’s a great day to have the families come out and spend time together and do some activities take pictures with Santa, ya know, walk around and just spend time together for the holidays,”…

Man Has Serious Injuries After Camper Explodes In Richland County

He was first taken to St. Francis Medical Center in Breckenridge and then flown to Sanford Hospital in Fargo

RICHLAND CO., N.D. — A camper explosion in Richland County sends one man to a Fargo hospital with serious injuries. It happened north of Wahpeton and near Dwight around 6:30 p.m. A man was inside the camper when it exploded. He was first taken to St. Francis Medical Center in Breckenridge and then flown to Sanford Hospital in Fargo. The…

Sanford Hosts First-Ever Women’s Social

The event features two keynote speakers

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health is hosting its first–ever Women’s Social at Sanctuary Events Center in Fargo. The event caters to all women across Fargo–Moorhead and features two national keynote speakers, Cris Linnares and Megan Tamte, touching on women’s wellness empowerment. About 200 women are there to connect with one another and ask health questions to Sanford medical providers. Sanford…

Sanford Opens a New Innovative Unit At Their Medical Center

This unit is a first for Sanford nationwide

FARGO, N.D.- Due to the population growth in the Fargo–Moorhead area, the hospital has seen an increase in patients in the last couple of years. They will be using the new unit to trial new workflows, new staffing ratios, making patient care more efficient, and making things easier for nurses. “The ideas can come from everywhere, so they can come…

Sanford Health Is Offering Flu Shots as Flu Season Nears

There are 15 Reported Cases Of The Flu So Far in Cass County.

CASS COUNTY, N.D – Flu season is fast approaching. The flu is a contagious disease that spreads around the United States every year, usually between October and May. It can cause fever and chills, sore throat, muscle aches, fatigue, cough, headache, and runny or stuffy nose. Infants and young children, people 65 years of age and older, pregnant women, and…

Community Puts on Spaghetti Fundraiser for Fargo Woman Battling Severe Illness

Diana Emerson is recovering after needing a new kidney and liver

  FARGO, N.D. — Even on the rough days, Diana Emerson always knew how to get Sandy Brakke to crack a smile. “She’s got a good sense of humor. Very witty and you could be having the worst day and she’ll say something and everything is just that much better,” Brakke said. But in March, Emerson didn’t have the energy…

Sanford Hosts Pink Palooza for Breast Cancer Month

All proceeds from the night will go to the Edith Sanford Breast Center

MOORHEAD, Minn. People get their pink on at Sanford’s Pink Palooza, which raises awareness for breast cancer. The event has live music, a food truck and even an inflatable bounce house for the young ones. People also could bid on items in a silent auction for items like a signed Carson Wentz Jersey. For some doctors who see cancer patients…

Costco makes a big donation to the Children’s Miracle Network Fund.

Costco has raised two hundred thousand dollars for the Children's Miracle Network in just over six years of its partnership.

Employees presented a check to Sanford officials for just over forty-thousand dollars. The money was raised by customers and employees as part of the store’s annual giving campaign. The donation will benefit Sanford Children’s Hospital which is the only Miracle Network member in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. “Costco has a really great system in place here for our community…