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Feb 21, 2019

Quote of the day

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"I went to the bank and asked to borrow a cup of money. They said, 'What for?' I said, 'I'm going to buy some sugar.'" Steven Wright
Feb 19, 2019

'Heart Sisters' Turn Tragedy Into Triumph at Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop @intheloop
When transplant cardiologist Lisa LeMond, M.D., introduced two of her patients to each other, she knew they had a lot in common. What she couldn't have known is how meaningful their friendship would become. [...]
'Heart Sisters' Turn Tragedy Into Triumph at Mayo Clinic
Feb 19, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life." Isadora James
Feb 14, 2019

No Ambulance, No Problem: Polar Vortex No Match for Teleneonatology Program

By In the Loop @intheloop
Nevaeh Loth was ready to enter the world seven weeks before she was due, and on a winter day when travel was nearly impossible. But with technology, a neonatologist 40 miles away could remotely assist with the birth. [...]
No Ambulance, No Problem: Polar Vortex No Match for Teleneonatology Program
Feb 14, 2019

Remember the Titans: Dr. Noseworthy, Other Leaders, Lauded in Harvard Business Pub

By In the Loop @intheloop
In an article about "titans who defined a new era in business during the last decade," former Mayo Clinic President and CEO John Noseworthy, M.D., looked back on his tenure with gratitude. [...]
Remember the Titans: Dr. Noseworthy, Other Leaders, Lauded in Harvard Business Pub
Feb 14, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"The most powerful leadership tool you have is your own personal example." John Wooden
Feb 12, 2019

Patient Becomes Advocate and Teaches Doctors About Heart Attacks

By In the Loop @intheloop
At 38, Katherine Leon wasn't supposed to have a heart attack, which is why it was first overlooked. Sharing her story with doctors shed light on a type of heart attack that was once virtually unknown. [...]
Patient Becomes Advocate and Teaches Doctors About Heart Attacks
Feb 12, 2019

Rochester International Airport: Mayo Clinic's High-Flying Partner in Caring for Patients

By In the Loop @intheloop
Every day, thousands of pounds of cargo are flown into Rochester International Airport, which plays a vital role in timely diagnoses and treatments for patients around the world. [...]
Rochester International Airport: Mayo Clinic's High-Flying Partner in Caring for Patients
Feb 12, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change." Sheryl Sandberg
Feb 7, 2019

KonMari According to Mayo Psychologist: Good for Our Homes, Good for Our Souls

By In the Loop @intheloop
Mayo Clinic psychologist Craig Sawchuk, Ph.D., says that clearing clutter — recently popularized by organization consultant Marie Kondo’s new Netflix series — can be good for our souls as well as our homes. [...]
KonMari According to Mayo Psychologist: Good for Our Homes, Good for Our Souls
Feb 7, 2019

Exercise Doesn't Have to be "Exercise"

By In the Loop @intheloop
According to Health and Human Services' updated physical activity guidelines, the recommended 150 minutes of weekly exercise can come in small doses and still have a big impact. [...]
Exercise Doesn't Have to be
Feb 7, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"The best way to find out what we really need is to get rid of what we don’t." Marie Kondo
Feb 5, 2019

'Gabby's Got This:' Community, Care Team Rally Around Young Leukemia Patient

By In the Loop @intheloop
Matt and Heidi Brown, whose young daughter, Gabby, recently was diagnosed with cancer, say that support from their community and Gabby's Mayo care team has been "incredible." [...]
'Gabby's Got This:' Community, Care Team Rally Around Young Leukemia Patient
Feb 5, 2019

Reaching the Peak After Month of Service in Nepal

By In the Loop @intheloop
Mayo Clinic resident Christopher Czaplicki, M.D., won't soon forget his time in Nepal, a trip that combined two of his loves: service and climbing. [...]
Reaching the Peak After Month of Service in Nepal
Feb 5, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Dreams and dedication are a powerful combination." William Longgood
Jan 31, 2019

Medical Director of Native American Programs Was 'Meant to be a Healer'

By In the Loop @intheloop
Dr. Judith Kaur has spent her career improving the lives and health of American Indians, especially when it comes to the early detection and treatment of cancer. [...]
Medical Director of Native American Programs Was 'Meant to be a Healer'
Jan 31, 2019

Transplant Patient's Mother Becomes Mayo Volunteer

By In the Loop @intheloop
Kim Van Roekel is no stranger to Mayo Clinic. She’s spent more than a year in Rochester awaiting a heart transplant for her daughter, Becca, and volunteering her time at her home away from home. [...]
Transplant Patient's Mother Becomes Mayo Volunteer
Jan 31, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"The happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others." Gordon B. Hinckley
Jan 29, 2019

ALS Research Turns Personal for Patient, Researcher

By In the Loop @intheloop
As a researcher in neuroscience, Mayo Clinic's Tania Gendron, Ph.D., doesn't typically see patients, so she was excited for the opportunity to meet with a patient who was interested in her ALS research. [...]
ALS Research Turns Personal for Patient, Researcher
Jan 29, 2019

After Surgery at Mayo Gives Sisters Back Their Vision, They Want to Return the Favor

By In the Loop @intheloop
Two sisters treated for the eye disease Fuchs' dystrophy are participating in cutting-edge research to help Mayo physicians learn more about why the condition runs in families. [...]
After Surgery at Mayo Gives Sisters Back Their Vision, They Want to Return the Favor
Jan 29, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Scientists have become the bearers of the torch of discovery in our quest for knowledge." Stephen Hawking
Jan 24, 2019

A Year After Losing Her Leg to Cancer, 10-Year-Old Abri Bentley is On the Move

By In the Loop @intheloop
In the year since Abri Bentley had her left leg amputated, she and her prosthetic leg, "Stumpy," have accomplished a lot. And the list of things Abri wants to do continues to grow. [...]
A Year After Losing Her Leg to Cancer, 10-Year-Old Abri Bentley is On the Move
Jan 24, 2019

Patient's Family Turns Caring Bridge Posts into Book for His Physician

By In the Loop @intheloop
Eleven months after a cancer diagnosis, Bob Samuelson passed away. The care and compassion of Bob's care team inspired his family to create a book to show their appreciation. [...]
Patient's Family Turns Caring Bridge Posts into Book for His Physician
Jan 24, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"We rise by lifting others." Robert Ingersoll
Jan 22, 2019

After Diabetes Diagnosis, Patient and Dietitian Team Up for Transformation

By In the Loop @intheloop
A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes made Dale Sanchez realize he needed to make some changes. Two years later, with the help of his Mayo dietitian, he's half the man he used to be. [...]
After Diabetes Diagnosis, Patient and Dietitian Team Up for Transformation
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