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Live Well: Eating Healthy at Work

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Finding time to eat well during the work day can be tough. Between meetings, appointments, and other work commitments it’s easy to be unprepared to sit for a few minutes with a healthy, well-portioned sized meal. Before you head to the vending machine, hear what Trisha Dohn has to say about eating healthy at work. Categories:…

U.S. Health Officials Move to Tighten Sales of E-Cigarettes

FILE – In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass. U.S. health regulators are moving ahead with a plan to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands of teenagers by restricting sales of most flavored products in convenience stores and online. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)WASHINGTON – U.S….

Local First Responders Help 911 Dispatcher Who is Battling Cancer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A Sioux Falls 911 dispatcher is used to helping others, but now he’s the one getting help as he goes through a tough time. It’s been a tough couple months for the Hutchisson family. Adam Hutchisson is fighting an aggressive form of brain cancer called Glioblastoma. It has left him unable to work. “I love what I…

Exercise, Along with Diet, Key To Achieving Fitness Goals

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s February, which is about the time many of us fall off the fitness wagon. We might see some fitness results after focusing on our diet, but to really get to where we’d like to be, exercise must be incorporated. Kimberly Henderson is a Profile Coach with Sanford Profile. She stopped by this morning with important…

Local Oral Surgeons Award $50K Smile Makeover

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-More than 500 people applied locally for the Second Chance Program held by oral surgeons at Siouxland Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Sioux Falls. One deserving person is chosen for free dental services. It was an emotional day for one Hartford man who has been hiding his smile for years. There were tears of joy for 25-year-old Connor…

School Districts See Uptick in Whooping Cough

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Harrisburg, Brandon Valley, and Sioux Falls school districts have all confirmed cases of whooping cough. Sioux empire doctors say the sickness is common at the end of summertime, but they’ve seen an uptick this winter. It looks just like a common cold and sounds like this. Sometimes, it’s even followed by vomiting. It’s pertussis, but it’s…

Best Way to Get Back on Track with New Year’s Resolutions

Kimberly Henderson with Sanford Profile works with clients year-round who struggle to stay on track with goals they’ve set for themselves. Some of the lessons she’s learned in helping them, she shares in the interview below. Categories: News Tags: 2019, health, Healthy, Kimberly Henderson, Resolutions, sanford profile

Wired Wednesday: Why So Many Are Donning This Dotted Suit

Best-selling app creator, Carla White, bravely wore a tight-fitting black and white polka dotted suit Wednesday on KDLT News Today to explain what she says has become a somewhat unintended fitness trend. If you haven’t heard of the ZOZOSUIT, it’s meant to be a product that allows you to custom order clothing to fit whatever your size is. White explains…

Kick Start Your New Year Resolutions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Many of us have resolutions to be healthier in the new year, but don’t know where to start, or overwhelm ourselves right away. Sanford Profile Coach Kimberly Hendersen stopped by to give us a few recommendations to keep in mind during the new year. For more information on Sanford Profile, click here. Categories: Health, KDLT Kitchen,…

‘Share a Spare’ Campaign

ALEXANDRIA, S.D.-More than 300 people are in need of a kidney transplant just in South Dakota. One of them lives in Alexandria and her friends are starting a campaign to find her a donor. They are hoping a catch phrase will help not only their friend, but others as well. Molly Pearson has had to give her hands a break….

As Opioid Crisis Continues, Healthcare Professionals Talk Prevention and Intervention

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – According to the CDC, 49,000 Americans died of opioid overdoses last year. Now, experts say addiction is showing up in every corner of the medical field. Dr. Marvin Seppala, the chief medical officer of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, sees addiction day in and day out. He calls it “a disease of the soul.” “They don’t…

Halloween Candy Buy Back

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-It was a nice day for trick-or-treating this Halloween, but you may have collected more candy than you can eat. One dentist office in Sioux Falls wants to help you out with those extra treats. For eight years, Family Dentistry off Minnesota Avenue has been buying back halloween candy. They give out a dollar for every pound of…