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Staff "Flock" to Help Colleague's Grandson in Need of Bone Marrow Transplant

December 12th, 2017

Staff “Flock” to Help Colleague’s Grandson in Need of Bone Marrow Transplant

By In the Loop intheloop

When Sharalyn Gordon’s colleagues learned her grandson needed a bone marrow transplant, they wanted to show their support. The result: a series of fundraisers, including one involving pink plastic birds.

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Tags: Aplastic Anemia, Bone Marrow Transplant, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


After Title Victory, High School Football Team Surprises Young Cancer Patient

December 7th, 2017

After Title Victory, High School Football Team Surprises Young Cancer Patient

By In the Loop intheloop

Seven-year-old Josiah Schroeder would have loved to watch his school’s football team win the state championship in person, but since cancer had prevented that, the team (and the game football) came to him.

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Tags: Leukemia, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus


Transplant Family's Holiday Toy Drive a Gift From the Heart

November 21st, 2017

Transplant Family’s Holiday Toy Drive a Gift From the Heart

By In the Loop intheloop

Linsey Rippy has seen firsthand how a new toy can give a hurting child a moment of happiness — and give a hurting parent hope. So each year, she organizes a holiday toy drive to bring both to Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: dilated cardiomyopathy, Dr Jonathan Johnson, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Pediatric Heart Transplant Program


Angel Gowns Turn Bridal Gowns Into Priceless Gifts for Infants and Their Families

November 9th, 2017

Angel Gowns Turn Bridal Gowns Into Priceless Gifts for Infants and Their Families

By In the Loop intheloop

Mayo nurses put their hearts into making beautiful dresses they hope no one will ever wear.

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Tags: Kelsey Chesney, Lynn Gaber, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, neonatal intensive care unit, volunteers


Mayo Surgeon Performs Unique Procedure to Save Baby — Before She's Even Born

November 9th, 2017

Mayo Surgeon Performs Unique Procedure to Save Baby — Before She’s Even Born

By In the Loop intheloop

Haley Nolen knew something was wrong as she stared at the image of the baby growing inside of her. Call it an ultrasound technician’s instinct.

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Tags: congenital diaphragmatic hernia, Dr. Rodrigo Ruano, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic's Fetal Care Center


After Cardiac Arrest, Nick Zahos Returns to the Football Field

October 31st, 2017

After Cardiac Arrest, Nick Zahos Returns to the Football Field

By In the Loop intheloop

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


Forrest Stump: A Journey From Amputee to Athlete to Advocate

October 5th, 2017

Forrest Stump: A Journey From Amputee to Athlete to Advocate

By In the Loop intheloop

When Nicole Ver Kuilen was 10 years old, she was diagnosed with cancer and had her leg amputated. Today, she’s embarking on a 1,500 mile journey to raise awareness about issues facing amputees.

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Tags: Bone Cancer, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Osteosarcoma


Lemonade Stand Fuels Donation 'in Honor of Emmy's Left Eye'

October 3rd, 2017

Lemonade Stand Fuels Donation ‘in Honor of Emmy’s Left Eye’

By In the Loop intheloop

Those who bought lemonade from Emmy Weidmann last summer learned that the 4-year-old had big plans for the money she earned: a “kids’ cart” in the ophthalmology department at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: cataract, Dr. Erick Bothun, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Pediatric Ophthalmology


Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivors and Supporters Go for the Gold

September 14th, 2017

Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivors and Supporters Go for the Gold

By In the Loop intheloop

Mayo pediatric neurologist Gesina Keating, M.D., knows that a brain tumor is a “daunting diagnosis” for kids. She also knows how resilient those kids are, and started a running team to highlight their determination.

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Tags: Dr. Gesina Keating, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Pediatric Brain Tumor Clinic


Physical Therapist By Day, Musician By Night (and Weekend and Lunch Hour)

September 7th, 2017

Physical Therapist By Day, Musician By Night (and Weekend and Lunch Hour)

By In the Loop intheloop

Physical therapist Ray Lunasin’s day job is to help people recover from injuries or illnesses. But it’s how he spends his time outside of work that often brings patients comfort.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin, Physical Therapy, Ray Lunasin


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