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Family Honors Son by Sharing Meals With Others

January 7, 2020

Family Honors Son by Sharing Meals With Others

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In the year since they lost their son Caleb to leukemia, Jeff and Tori Ulrichs and their son, Keegan, have begun honoring Caleb’s memory by providing meals for families whose children receive care at Mayo.

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Tags: Leukemia, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Mayo Staff Channel the Clauses to Bring Holidays to the Hospital

December 24, 2019

Mayo Staff Channel the Clauses to Bring Holidays to the Hospital

By In the Loop In the Loop

Ever wonder how Santa knows where to find all the good girls and boys who end up in the hospital at Christmastime? Turns out, he has an advance team: Mrs. Claus. The missus — also known as retired Child Life Specialist Jane Heser — stopped by Mayo Clinic Children’s Center earlier this month and did […]

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Tags: Bob Smith, Dave Cahill, Jane Heser, Mary McCoy, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Paula Wagner, Tara Lodermeier


Snowflake Station Turns Playroom Into Toy Store for Parents of Hospitalized Kids

December 19, 2019

Snowflake Station Turns Playroom Into Toy Store for Parents of Hospitalized Kids

By In the Loop In the Loop

Spending the holidays in the hospital isn’t on anyone’s wish list, which is why Mayo Clinic and the Rochester community team up to bring extra cheer to families during December.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Medulloblastoma


Jessy's Toy Box Brings Cheer to Hospitalized Kids Every Day of the Year

December 12, 2019

Jessy’s Toy Box Brings Cheer to Hospitalized Kids Every Day of the Year

By In the Loop In the Loop

Heather Haberman is on a mission to make sure every child receives a toy each time they’re hospitalized. It’s a mission that was inspired by her son, Jessy.

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Tags: Heart Surgery, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, pediatrics


Toy Drive a Holiday Tradition for Transplant Family

November 26, 2019

Toy Drive a Holiday Tradition for Transplant Family

By In the Loop In the Loop

Each year, Linsey Rippy and her family organize a toy drive to stock the toy closets at Mayo Clinic and Ronald McDonald House. It’s their way of paying forward the kindness they’ve been shown.

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Tags: dilated cardiomyopathy, heart transplant, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Ronald McDonald House


Sophie's Blankets of Hope, Warmth and Comfort

June 18, 2019

Sophie’s Blankets of Hope, Warmth and Comfort

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Nine-year-old Sophie Neu knows that her mother’s job as a nurse manager at Mayo Clinic is to help sick kids, so Sophie decided she wanted to do something to care for them as well.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit


Third Grader 'Braves the Shave' to Raise Money for Pediatric Cancer Research

May 21, 2019

Third Grader ‘Braves the Shave’ to Raise Money for Pediatric Cancer Research

By In the Loop In the Loop

For the third straight year, young Sophie Vanderheiden shaved her head to raise awareness, and money, for childhood cancer research during the annual St. Baldrick’s head shaving event.

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Tags: Amanda Vanderheiden, Cancer, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, pediatrics


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

February 14, 2019

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

By In the Loop In the Loop

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.

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Tags: cesarean delivery, Dr. Robert Johnson, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Teleneonatology program


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

February 5, 2019

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

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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.”

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Tags: Acute Myelogenous Leukemia, Dr. Vilmarie Rodriguez, Hematology, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, pediatrics, Saint Marys


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

January 24, 2019

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

By In the Loop In the Loop

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.

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Tags: Dr. Anthony Stans, Dr. Peter Rose, Dr. Steven Moran, Ewing Sarcoma, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


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