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Reunion at Mayowood Offers Glimpse Into Mayo History

December 14th, 2017

Reunion at Mayowood Offers Glimpse Into Mayo History

By In the Loop intheloop

Lyle Lieder’s first visit to Mayowood was in the 1940s, as a guest of Dr. Charlie’s grandsons. His love of cars brought him back to the historic home earlier this year.

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Tags: Heritage Days, Mayowood


Mayo Hospice Volunteer Cookie Baking Tradition Continues

December 14th, 2017

Mayo Hospice Volunteer Cookie Baking Tradition Continues

By In the Loop intheloop

Last week, as in years past, volunteers with Mayo Clinic Hospice came together to bake Christmas cookies for hospice patients who are no longer able to.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Hospice Program, volunteers


Illustrating the Art and Science of Sleep and Dreams

December 7th, 2017

Illustrating the Art and Science of Sleep and Dreams

By In the Loop intheloop

The first Mayo Clinic Sleep and Stroke Conference included a unique element: an art exhibit designed to encourage new ways of thinking.

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Tags: Center for Sleep Medicine, Dr. Melissa Lipford, Dr. Timothy Morgenthaler


'Stay With Me Awhile:' Retired Chaplain Pens Play About Keeping Vigil With Patients

November 21st, 2017

‘Stay With Me Awhile:’ Retired Chaplain Pens Play About Keeping Vigil With Patients

By In the Loop intheloop

Mary Johnson spent more than 30 years as a hospital chaplain. The experience inspired a creative endeavor in her retirement: writing a play about what it’s like to keep vigil.

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Tags: Chaplain Services, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Giant Inflatable Lung Breathes New Life Into Cancer Education Efforts

October 26th, 2017

Giant Inflatable Lung Breathes New Life Into Cancer Education Efforts

By In the Loop intheloop

The lung cancer awareness event “O₂ and You” on Nov. 2 in Rochester will feature a variety of speakers, displays and exhibits, including a giant, inflatable lung.

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Tags: Cancer Education Center, Lung Cancer


Ambulance Donation Program Helps Turn Humanitarian Dreams Into Reality

October 5th, 2017

Ambulance Donation Program Helps Turn Humanitarian Dreams Into Reality

By In the Loop intheloop

Felix Daubige knows firsthand that access to medical care in West Africa is limited. It’s why he started a foundation to send donated medical supplies — and now a Gold Cross ambulance — to his homeland.

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Tags: Gold Cross, Matt Will, Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing


Last-Minute Tips for Safely Watching Monday's Solar Eclipse

August 17th, 2017

Last-Minute Tips for Safely Watching Monday’s Solar Eclipse

By In the Loop intheloop

On Monday, Aug. 21, many people will have their eyes to the skies, waiting for a glimpse of the Great American Eclipse. But before you look up, make sure your eyes are properly protected.

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Tags: Dr. Anna Kitzmann, Dr. William Brown, Ophthalmology


16-Year-Old Collects More Than 1 Million Pop Tabs for Ronald McDonald House

July 11th, 2017

16-Year-Old Collects More Than 1 Million Pop Tabs for Ronald McDonald House

By In the Loop intheloop

Seth Bayles made a trip to Rochester on Monday, but it wasn’t for treatment at Mayo Clinic. Instead, he was there to donate pop tabs he’d collected for the Ronald McDonald House, where he and his family often stay while in town for care.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Ronald McDonald House


Kristina Hesby Channeled Her Grief Into Something Good

July 6th, 2017

Kristina Hesby Channeled Her Grief Into Something Good

By In the Loop intheloop

Kristina Hesby was just 9 years old when her father passed away. But the example he set in the years they shared left a legacy worthy of a lifetime together.

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Tags: Blood cancer, Cancer, Kristina Hesby


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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