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Jan 25, 2018

Mayo Psychologist Writes About Life as Athlete, Cancer Patient

By In the Loop @intheloop
Dr. Dave Asp, an Ironman and longtime cross country skiing competitor, recently took on a new role as author, writing about his "athletic adventures" and "personal uncertainties" while undergoing cancer treatments. [...]
Mayo Psychologist Writes About Life as Athlete, Cancer Patient
Jan 25, 2018

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere." Frank A. Clark
Jan 23, 2018

Man Receives Kidney From Acquaintance, Both Have Message to Share

By In the Loop @intheloop
Last year, Jimmy Warren was surprised to learn he would need a kidney transplant. His wife shared the news on Facebook, and before long an acquaintance offered to give Jimmy the gift of life. [...]
Man Receives Kidney From Acquaintance, Both Have Message to Share
Jan 23, 2018

Twins Caravan Brings Players, Coaches, iPads to Mayo Clinic Children's Center

By In the Loop @intheloop
The Minnesota Twins Winter Caravan stop at Mayo Clinic Children's Center brought more than just players, coaches, and TC Bear. The nonprofit "Pads for Peds" tagged along with a generous donation. [...]
Twins Caravan Brings Players, Coaches, iPads to Mayo Clinic Children's Center
Jan 23, 2018

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"We have committed the Golden Rule to memory; let us now commit it to life." Edwin Markham
Jan 18, 2018

Accidental Reunion Is Like 'Finding a Missing Piece to a Puzzle'

By In the Loop @intheloop
Ten years ago, Teresa Fort lost a child before he was even born. She recently reconnected with the nurse who held her hand and cried with her when she learned her son Brody had passed away. [...]
Accidental Reunion Is Like 'Finding a Missing Piece to a Puzzle'
Jan 18, 2018

Super Fundraising Effort Lands Lung Cancer Patient Tickets to Super Bowl

By In the Loop @intheloop
Mayo Clinic lung cancer patient Linda Wortman and her husband will attend next month's Super Bowl in Minneapolis. The couple was awarded the tickets after being a top fundraising team for lung cancer awareness. [...]
Super Fundraising Effort Lands Lung Cancer Patient Tickets to Super Bowl
Jan 18, 2018

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention." Thich Nhat Hanh
Jan 16, 2018

Cancer Patient Crochets Blankets of Comfort and Hope for Others in Need

By In the Loop @intheloop
Five years ago Bill Schluter began crocheting as part of his recovery from short-term memory loss. Since then, he’s made hundreds of blankets and given them away to help comfort others. [...]
Cancer Patient Crochets Blankets of Comfort and Hope for Others in Need
Jan 16, 2018

Cold Cap Therapy Lets Women Keep Their Hair During Treatment

By In the Loop @intheloop
One of the most devastating side effects of breast cancer treatment for many women is losing their hair. A new treatment called cold cap therapy is helping some women eliminate that concern. [...]
Cold Cap Therapy Lets Women Keep Their Hair During Treatment
Jan 16, 2018

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal." Steve Maraboli
Jan 11, 2018

Bill Nye Saves the World — With Help From Dr. Kristin Swanson

By In the Loop @intheloop
Kristin Swanson, Ph.D., a math oncologist at Mayo Clinic, was recently a guest on "Bill Nye Saves the World," telling the science guy about her work to improve cancer treatments.  [...]
Bill Nye Saves the World — With Help From Dr. Kristin Swanson
Jan 11, 2018

Saying Goodbye — a Virtual Dissection Table That Became a Trusted Partner in Care

By In the Loop @intheloop
When Mayo received a virtual dissection table for its Simulation Center in Florida years ago, IT technical specialist Conrad Dove thought it would be an innovative way to teach anatomy. He soon realized the table could do so much more. [...]
Saying Goodbye — a Virtual Dissection Table That Became a Trusted Partner in Care
Jan 11, 2018

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Everyone you meet knows something you don't." Bill Nye
Jan 9, 2018

Forgotten Fabric Turned Into Precious Memory for Families of Tiny Patients

By In the Loop @intheloop
When Jeanne Schofield discovered a stash of old fabric in the laundry room at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont, she was determined that it not go to waste. [...]
Forgotten Fabric Turned Into Precious Memory for Families of Tiny Patients
Jan 9, 2018

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Small gestures can have a big impact." Julianna Margulies
Jan 4, 2018

Daughter's Diagnosis Inspires Career Change for Mayo Clinic Auditor

By In the Loop @intheloop
After her daughter was diagnosed with cancer, Dawn Hucke was inspired to change career paths to work with patients. The one-time auditor is now the director of Patient Experience at Mayo Clinic.  [...]
Daughter's Diagnosis Inspires Career Change for Mayo Clinic Auditor
Jan 4, 2018

Innovative Heart Surgery at Mayo Clinic Keeps Drummer's Beat Rolling

By In the Loop @intheloop
Justin Vigile was living out his dream as the drummer of a heavy metal band when a genetic heart condition threatened his budding music career — and his life. [...]
Innovative Heart Surgery at Mayo Clinic Keeps Drummer's Beat Rolling
Jan 4, 2018

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Before you can follow your own drummer, you have to hear the drummer." Srikumar Rao
Jan 2, 2018

Heart-Healthy Resolutions to Get Your New Year Started Right

By In the Loop @intheloop
Now that the holiday gatherings and other festivities are done, it's time to get serious about that list of New Year's resolutions. [...]
Heart-Healthy Resolutions to Get Your New Year Started Right
Jan 2, 2018

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"My goal for 2018 is to accomplish the goals of 2017, which I should have done in 2016 because I promised them in 2015 and planned them in 2014." Unknown
Dec 28, 2017

Our Favorite Stories of 2017

By In the Loop @intheloop
Each year, In the Loop, like many of the world’s great news organizations, looks back and shares some favorite stories of the year gone by. It’s an edifying exercise, and it gives us a story to publish around the holidays that doesn’t feel like work. (Especially when we use the same [...]
Our Favorite Stories of 2017
Dec 28, 2017

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been." Rainer Maria Rilke
Dec 21, 2017

Paralyzed Hockey Player Raising Funds for Spinal Cord Injury Research

By In the Loop @intheloop
Jack Jablonski's life changed dramatically six years ago after a hockey accident left him paralyzed. Today the USC student is hopeful for what's to come, and raising funds so others with spinal cord injuries also have reason to hope. [...]
Paralyzed Hockey Player Raising Funds for Spinal Cord Injury Research
Dec 21, 2017

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all." Dale Carnegie
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