‘Big Squeeze’ effort encourages Vermillion residents to know their numbers

(Vermillion, SD) – “The Big Squeeze 2014” is underway. Sanford Vermillion Medical Center is kicking off the first annual blood pressure awareness effort this week. Vermillion’s goal for the number of residents receiving a blood pressure screen in the month of April is 2,000. A group of public and private … Read Article

South Dakota recognized for antibiotic prescribing efforts

PIERRE – South Dakota’s effort to address the growing problem of antibiotic resistance is drawing national attention. The state’s antibiotic stewardship program is featured in the March Vital Signs publication on the subject from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Every year two million Americans are infected with … Read Article