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Sep 17, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Wash your hands!" Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis, 1850
Sep 12, 2019

Potato Head Project a Gift of Love and Hope for Families of Micro-Preemies

By In the Loop @intheloop
Kristin and Eric Moan's twins arrived four months early, thrusting the couple into the unfamiliar world of micro-preemies. They've used that experience to support other families like theirs.

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Potato Head Project a Gift of Love and Hope for Families of Micro-Preemies
Sep 12, 2019

New Study Says Owning a Dog May Improve Heart Health

By In the Loop @intheloop
According to a new study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Innovations, Quality & Outcomes, having dogs by our side may make our hearts as healthy as they make them full.

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New Study Says Owning a Dog May Improve Heart Health
Sep 12, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole." Roger Caras
Sep 10, 2019

Young Mayo Patient Joins Rochester Police Department

By In the Loop @intheloop
Stephanie Kenning's 8-year-old son, Coltin, was given the star treatment by the Rochester Police Department after his mom contacted them hoping to take his mind off of his health issues.

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Young Mayo Patient Joins Rochester Police Department
Sep 10, 2019

Childhood Experience Inspires Career in Child Life

By In the Loop @intheloop
A friend's cancer diagnosis inspired Carli Tourdot's career path at Mayo, where she worked alongside her father, a urologist, to improve the surgical experience for Mayo's youngest patients.

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Childhood Experience Inspires Career in Child Life
Sep 10, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members." Coretta Scott King
Sep 5, 2019

Hospital Wedding a Gift to Dying Mom

By In the Loop @intheloop
Roma Liani hadn't planned on getting married in the hospital. But then she learned that her beloved mother, Martha, was unlikely to ever leave it.

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Hospital Wedding a Gift to Dying Mom
Sep 5, 2019

Alternative Transportation Balancing Act: Mayo Surgeons Give Onewheels a Spin

By In the Loop @intheloop
If you've seen a man riding what looks to be an electric skateboard around downtown Rochester lately, it may be Bradley Leibovich, M.D., a Mayo Clinic urologist and now Onewheel aficionado.

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Alternative Transportation Balancing Act: Mayo Surgeons Give Onewheels a Spin
Sep 5, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." Lao Tzu
Sep 3, 2019

Fun With Mayo -- Mayo Clinic in Pop Culture, a Retro Retrospective

By In the Loop @intheloop
The name Mayo Clinic is synonymous with great health care and is recognizable worldwide, which means it often shows up on screens large and small.

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Fun With Mayo -- Mayo Clinic in Pop Culture, a Retro Retrospective
Sep 3, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"I speak fluent movie quotes." Unknown
Aug 29, 2019

Cancer Patient Flash-Mobs Her Way Out of Chemo

By In the Loop @intheloop
Jean Hastings had always wanted to be a part of a flash mob, and finishing chemotherapy at Mayo Clinic seemed like just the right time to make it happen.

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Cancer Patient Flash-Mobs Her Way Out of Chemo
Aug 29, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"I get by with a little help from my friends." John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Aug 27, 2019

'Where There's a Will, There's a Way:' Bride Walks Down the Aisle After Brain Surgery

By In the Loop @intheloop
Christina Anderson and her fiancé, Brandon Jensen, were on their way to happily ever after when a CT scan revealed a tumor on Christina's brainstem.

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'Where There's a Will, There's a Way:' Bride Walks Down the Aisle After Brain Surgery
Aug 27, 2019

Tips for Sneaking in More Sleep

By In the Loop @intheloop
One of the best things you can do for your health is get ample sleep, which seems easier said than done. But there are things you can do to increase the likelihood of catching some ZZZs.

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Tips for Sneaking in More Sleep
Aug 27, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one." Leo J. Burke
Aug 22, 2019

Patient to Auction Off Classic Car to Benefit Cancer Research at Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop @intheloop
John Schuler spent years restoring a 1948 Tucker sedan, a car he fell in love with as a young boy. But now he's ready to part with it, donating the proceeds to cancer research.

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Patient to Auction Off Classic Car to Benefit Cancer Research at Mayo Clinic
Aug 22, 2019

Driver's Grandson Had a Front Seat to Mayo's History

By In the Loop @intheloop
Jerie Eckholdt's grandfather, Fred Dahle, was Dr. Will Mayo's chauffer in the 1920s and 1930s, giving Jerie the unique opportunity to witness history in the making.

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Driver's Grandson Had a Front Seat to Mayo's History
Aug 22, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"A good life is a collection of happy memories." Denis Waitley
Aug 20, 2019

Heart Transplant Recipient Driven to Make a Difference, Now Needs Second Transplant

By In the Loop @intheloop
Elizabeth Sammons received a heart transplant at Mayo Clinic in 2015 and used her second chance at life to give back, crocheting hundreds of scarves for homeless Minnesotans.

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Heart Transplant Recipient Driven to Make a Difference, Now Needs Second Transplant
Aug 20, 2019

A Tale of Two Dr. Chuck Rosens

By In the Loop @intheloop
Charles Rosen, M.D., is more than happy to share his name with another Dr. Rosen: a basset hound who was named after the Mayo Clinic transplant surgeon.

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A Tale of Two Dr. Chuck Rosens
Aug 20, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with." Mark Twain
Aug 15, 2019

Humboldt High Senior Hits Homer Between Cancer Treatments, Gains a Famous Fan

By In the Loop @intheloop
Ashlyn Clark's first home run in high school came at just the right time: her softball team's Senior Night. What made it even more special is that it came while Ashlyn is undergoing cancer treatment.

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Humboldt High Senior Hits Homer Between Cancer Treatments, Gains a Famous Fan
Aug 15, 2019

Quote of the day

By In the Loop @intheloop
"Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too." Yogi Berra
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