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August 9, 2016

‘Coming to Work for Mayo Clinic Saved My Life’

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Although Kristin Alcott grew up in Rochester, Minnesota, she never really envisioned herself working for Mayo Clinic. “Being around Mayo all the time as a kid, I always wondered what else was out there in the world,” she tells us. In 2010, however, Kristin found herself accepting a position as a clinical assistant in the […]

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Tags: Dermatology, Dr. Robert Shannon, Florida Campus, Melanoma


January 21, 2016

Necklace is Gift to Breast Cancer Research — Treasure to the Patient Who Wears It

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Shoppers at w.port, a women’s boutique in Atlanta, are used to finding beautiful things in the store. This past holiday season, they discovered an item with a beautiful story behind it as well. Up for sale via silent auction was a necklace created in honor of Hollis Livezey Youngner and “her courageous and ongoing battle […]

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Tags: 26.2 With Donna, Breast Cancer, Florida Campus


January 21, 2016

One Good Deed Leads to Another — and Gets Patients Home for Christmas

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Ed Washington was preparing to go home and be with his family after having aortic valve replacement surgery at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus. “My wife and two children were coming to pick me up,” he tells us. “We were excited that I was getting out on Christmas Day.” That excitement, however, wavered after Ken Dye, […]

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Tags: Aortic Valve Replacement, Florida Campus


December 15, 2015

A Nose for Knowing When She’s Needed

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Lindy Streightiff loves her job. You can see her excitement “as soon as we pull into the parking lot,” says Joan Streightiff, better known around Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus as “Lindy’s mom.” Lindy and mom are one of 32 Caring Canine teams that bring tidings of comfort and joy to patients (and staff) during the […]

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Tags: Caring Canines, Florida Campus, Therapy Dogs


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