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October 31, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Why Scary Movies Make Your Heart Pound and Muscles Clench

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Dr. Regis Fernandes, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, breaks down what is happening in your body — and the reasons why — when you watch a scary movie.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Regis Fernandes, Mayo Clinic News Network


March 26, 2019 · Leave a Comment

‘This is How You Do It’ — Internet Entrepreneur Jason Hirschhorn Writes About His Mayo Experience

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Jason Hirschhorn was “intrigued” by what he had heard about Mayo Clinic from a friend, who happens to be a member of the Board of Trustees. So he decided to check it out for himself.

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Tags: cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Model of Care, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolarngology, Psychiatry


August 2, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Transplant Patients With Similar Journeys Meet at Mayo

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Stefani Pentiuk Thompson and Alyssa Sandeen have been Mayo patients since childhood, each needing a heart transplant and then a kidney transplant. Until this summer, their paths had never crossed.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Joseph Dearani, heart transplant, Kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


March 22, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Fellows Win Cardiology-Themed Jeopardy Competition

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Three Mayo Clinic fellows recently took home top honors in the American College of Cardiology’s latest Fellows-in-Training Jeopardy competition in Orlando, Florida.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Sunil Mankad, Dr. Vaibhav Vaidya, Dr. William Miranda, Dr. Yogesh Reddy


February 6, 2018 · Leave a Comment

‘Mighty Docs’ Save Fellow Puckster After His Collapse

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It was shaping up to be just another hockey game for two Mayo Clinic Health System physicians … until one of their “Mighty Docs” teammates suffered a heart attack.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Donn Dexter, Dr. Patrick Roberts, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


October 31, 2017 · Leave a Comment

After Cardiac Arrest, Nick Zahos Returns to the Football Field

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Nick Zahos was just 17 when he suddenly went into cardiac arrest. Doctor’s weren’t sure why it occurred, but one thing was certain: Nick wasn’t ready for his football playing days to be behind him.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Michael Ackerman, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Sudden Cardiac Arrest


October 24, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Weekend Getaway Takes Detour as Nurse Stops to Help Save a Stranger

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Angela Tukuafu was driving when her heart started racing and she became short of breath. The last thing she remembers is pulling over. Thankfully a couple noticed the parked car and stopped to help.

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Tags: cardiology, Mayo Clinic Health System in Cannon Falls, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome


July 20, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Symposium Gives Women With Heart Disease the Chance to Become Advocates

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Dina Piersawl didn’t know she was at risk for heart disease. Having a stroke at age 41 changed that. Now she’s determined to help educate other women about heart health through her work with WomenHeart.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Heart Disease, stroke


July 18, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Working to Revive Interest in World War II History, One Jeep at a Time

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Mayo Clinic cardiologist Gurpreet Sandhu, M.D., Ph.D., is on a one-man mission to restore interest in American and Indian history by bringing World War II Jeeps back to life. 

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Gurpreet Sandhu


June 6, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Retired Physician Puts Health in Hands of His Student — Four Decades Later

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Don Scholz, M.D., supervised many resident physicians while he was on staff at Mayo Clinic. Nearly forty years later, Dr. Scholz needed treatment for a leaking heart valve and found himself in the care of a former student.  

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Don Scholz, Dr. John Bresnahan, Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, volunteer


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