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Jun 11, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana." Groucho Marx
Jun 6, 2019

Desperate No More: Jimmy Farhat's Pleas for Kidney End at Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop @intheloop
Jimmy Farhat has spent three years on the kidney transplant list, sharing his story with anyone who would listen. That wait will come to an end soon, thanks to an anonymous donor. [...]
Desperate No More: Jimmy Farhat's Pleas for Kidney End at Mayo Clinic
Jun 6, 2019

Transcriptionist Takes Note for 50 Years of Surgeries

By In the Loop @intheloop
During her 50-year career at Mayo, Shirley Hultz saw a lifetime's worth of changes in the world of medical transcription and in the surgeries she was tasked with transcribing. [...]
Transcriptionist Takes Note for 50 Years of Surgeries
Jun 6, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen." Conan O’Brien
Jun 4, 2019

'Wow, another one!' Team Performs Six Transplants in Six Days

By In the Loop @intheloop
Mayo Clinic's cardiothoracic team in Rochester was happy to take on the challenge of an unusually busy week last month, performing six transplants in six days. [...]
'Wow, another one!' Team Performs Six Transplants in Six Days
Jun 4, 2019

Mayo Physician Leaves Legacy of Art on Bike Trails

By In the Loop @intheloop
Photo courtesy of Kalianne Morrison. Dr. Richard Brubaker spent his career caring for patients and contributing to teaching and research at Mayo Clinic. In his retirement he continued to give to others, creating art that everyone can enjoy. [...]
Mayo Physician Leaves Legacy of Art on Bike Trails
Jun 4, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." Picasso
May 30, 2019

Nurse Makes Chicago-Style Hot Dog for Dying Patient

By In the Loop @intheloop
Brittany Burnham, a nurse at Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare, knew her patient didn't have much time left, so she took it upon herself to create a meal he'd been craving. [...]
Nurse Makes Chicago-Style Hot Dog for Dying Patient
May 30, 2019

Of Mice and Myeloma: Researchers Unlock Promising New Model in Fight Against Cancer

By In the Loop @intheloop
Researchers can now more accurately predict which multiple myeloma treatments are likely to work in humans after a scientific breakthrough on Mayo Clinic's Arizona campus. [...]
Of Mice and Myeloma: Researchers Unlock Promising New Model in Fight Against Cancer
May 30, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Caring is the essence of nursing." Jean Watson
May 23, 2019

'I Have to Try:' Mayo Employee Donates Kidney to Friend in Need

By In the Loop @intheloop
Chad Corey with Chris Douglas Chris Douglas learned via Twitter one evening that long-time acquaintance Chad Corey needed a kidney transplant. The next day, Chris began taking steps that would ultimately change Chad's life. [...]
'I Have to Try:' Mayo Employee Donates Kidney to Friend in Need
May 23, 2019

ASU Wide Receiver Hopes to Go From the Football Field to the Medical Field

By In the Loop @intheloop
An injury during Kyle Williams' freshman year at Arizona State University turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the football standout, who discovered he also has a passion for medicine. [...]
ASU Wide Receiver Hopes to Go From the Football Field to the Medical Field
May 23, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another." Charles Dickens
May 21, 2019

Third Grader 'Braves the Shave' to Raise Money for Pediatric Cancer Research

By In the Loop @intheloop
For the third straight year, young Sophie Vanderheiden shaved her head to raise awareness, and money, for childhood cancer research during the annual St. Baldrick’s head shaving event. [...]
Third Grader 'Braves the Shave' to Raise Money for Pediatric Cancer Research
May 21, 2019

Former Mayo Patient 'Breaking Bread' From Coast to Coast In the Name of Helping Others

By In the Loop @intheloop
Despite having a leg amputated as a result of an injury in Afghanistan, Army Special Forces member Jarrid Collins is determined to live life on his own terms, which means connecting with and serving others. [...]
Former Mayo Patient 'Breaking Bread' From Coast to Coast In the Name of Helping Others
May 21, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good." Minor Myers
May 16, 2019

Patient's Workout Routine Inspires Those Around Her, Even in Hospital

By In the Loop @intheloop
Penny Pfeiffer has found a way to keep her spirits up while she receives chemotherapy treatment at Mayo: impromptu workout sessions with staff and other patients in the hospital. [...]
Patient's Workout Routine Inspires Those Around Her, Even in Hospital
May 16, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Walking is man's best medicine." Hippocrates
May 14, 2019

Years After Craniosynostosis Surgery, Mayo Clinic Patient Becomes Mayo Employee

By In the Loop @intheloop
Tricia Mueller's first experience at Mayo was as a 3-month-old who needed major surgery. Today she's on the other end of care, at times sharing her story with patients so they know they're not alone. [...]
Years After Craniosynostosis Surgery, Mayo Clinic Patient Becomes Mayo Employee
May 14, 2019

Mayo Clinic's Own Ninja Warriors Use Platform to Make a Difference

By In the Loop @intheloop
Mayo’s Andrew Yori and Dr. Candace Granberg will participate in another season of American Ninja Warrior this summer, both of them using their strength (and now celebrity) to fight for causes close their hearts. [...]
Mayo Clinic's Own Ninja Warriors Use Platform to Make a Difference
May 14, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself." Mohsin Hamid
May 9, 2019

Special Delivery: Florida EMT Helps Transport New Heart for Uncle

By In the Loop @intheloop
Charles McCain Teddy Ross, an emergency medical technician, had just driven a heart by ambulance to Mayo Clinic when he realized that the heart was for his uncle, who was there awaiting a transplant. [...]
Special Delivery: Florida EMT Helps Transport New Heart for Uncle
May 9, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"The family is one of nature’s masterpieces." George Santayana
May 7, 2019

Patient Shares Story of Lung Cancer and His 'Miracle for Now'

By In the Loop @intheloop
A lung cancer diagnosis was unexpected for pastor (and nonsmoker) Kurt Jacobson. But so were the blessings: a medication he was eligible for due to a genetic mutation, and a chance to share his story. [...]
Patient Shares Story of Lung Cancer and His 'Miracle for Now'
May 7, 2019

Hospice Volunteers Bring Sunshine Through Service to Patients

By In the Loop @intheloop
Tom and Pat Purcell Tom and Pat Purcell felt they had been given a gift when a family member survived a cancer diagnosis. The couple decided to give back by caring for others when they need it most. [...]
Hospice Volunteers Bring Sunshine Through Service to Patients
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