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96 Candles: In Honor of a Big Day, One of Our Favorite Stories Revisited

August 3rd, 2017

96 Candles: In Honor of a Big Day, One of Our Favorite Stories Revisited

By In the Loop intheloop

In honor of her 96th birthday, a favorite story and a few additional thoughts about Sister Lauren Weinandt.

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Tags: Sister Lauren Weinandt


Mayo Astrobiologist Uses NASA Experience in the Fight Against Cancer

August 1st, 2017

Mayo Astrobiologist Uses NASA Experience in the Fight Against Cancer

By In the Loop intheloop

Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio arrived at Mayo Clinic with a NASA background, which she’s using in her quest to find better prevention and treatment options for gynecological cancers.

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Tags: Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio, Individualized Medicine


Daughter's Transplant Experience Inspires Mother to Work for Mayo Clinic

July 27th, 2017

Daughter’s Transplant Experience Inspires Mother to Work for Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop intheloop

It was a Friday in late April when Lindsey Hale made a phone call that would change the course of her life — and her daughter Jesslynn’s life — forever.

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Tags: heart transplant


Welcome Desks a Welcome Sight to Patients, Visitors and Staff at Mayo Clinic

July 27th, 2017

Welcome Desks a Welcome Sight to Patients, Visitors and Staff at Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop intheloop

“Why is there no train if it’s called a subway?” “Why don’t they install moving walkways, like at airports?” “How do you get to Carroll’s Corn?”

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Tags: Bonnie Maher, Brian Lesher, Carol Swanson, Mayo Clinic Volunteer Services


Leukemia Diagnosis Changes Life, Career Path, for Mayo Physician

July 20th, 2017

Leukemia Diagnosis Changes Life, Career Path, for Mayo Physician

By In the Loop intheloop

Allison Rosenthal, D.O., went to medical school for the sole purpose of becoming an orthopedic surgeon. All of that changed, however, when she was diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia at the age of 24.

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Tags: Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia, Dr. Allison Rosenthal, Hematology/Oncology, Mayo Clinic Arizona


Working to Revive Interest in World War II History, One Jeep at a Time

July 18th, 2017

Working to Revive Interest in World War II History, One Jeep at a Time

By In the Loop intheloop

Mayo Clinic cardiologist Gurpreet Sandhu, M.D., Ph.D., is on a one-man mission to restore interest in American and Indian history by bringing World War II Jeeps back to life. 

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Gurpreet Sandhu


'We Can Do Anything But Hear,' Marissa Larson Tells Colleagues

June 29th, 2017

‘We Can Do Anything But Hear,’ Marissa Larson Tells Colleagues

By In the Loop intheloop

Clinical research coordinator Marissa Larson has been deaf most of her life. Although she says being deaf does present some challenges, she wants others to know it doesn’t define her. 

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Tags: American Sign Language interpreter, Marissa Larson, Otorhinolarngology


Going the Extra (26.2) Miles to Help Curb Suicide Among Vets

June 27th, 2017

Going the Extra (26.2) Miles to Help Curb Suicide Among Vets

By In the Loop intheloop

Travis Birr ran in Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota, with a weightier goal than just crossing the finish line. He ran in military body armor to raise awareness about suicide among military vets and active-duty personnel. 

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Checking in With YouTube Stars Bernie and Mason Miller

June 27th, 2017

Checking in With YouTube Stars Bernie and Mason Miller

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

It’s been three years since U.S. Army Sgt. Mason Miller shocked his dad, Bernie, at work with a surprise homecoming. But their reunion, captured on video, continues to inspire. 

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Mayo Now Has Two Ninjas in the House

June 15th, 2017

Mayo Now Has Two Ninjas in the House

By In the Loop intheloop

Candace Granberg, M.D., has a lot of titles, including surgeon, wife, mom, volunteer and now, ninja warrior. The pediatric urologist is the second Mayo staff member chosen to participate on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior. 

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Tags: Andrew Yori, Dr. Candace Granberg, Mayo Clinic Rochester


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