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June 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment

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


May 21, 2019 · Leave a Comment

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

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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


February 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment

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

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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


February 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment

‘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


January 24, 2019 · Leave a Comment

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

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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


January 3, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Beautiful Boxes for Courageous Kids with Cancer

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Joe and Karen Davis come to Mayo Clinic regularly for medical appointments, but they also take time for another important task: delivering the wooden boxes Joe makes for pediatric cancer patients.

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Tags: Amy Petersen, Cancer, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, pediatrics, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia


December 20, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Balloon Brigade Floats in to Spread Holiday Cheer to Pediatric Patients

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Thousands of colorful helium balloons descended on Mayo Clinic Children’s Center thanks to community members who donated the balloons to support pediatric patients.

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Tags: Child Life Specialist, Marne Hoyer, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, pediatrics


December 6, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Brittle Bone Disease Can’t Dim Toddler’s Unbreakable Spirit

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Ellie Butts was born with a disease that causes her bones to easily break. So easily that at just 2 years old, she’s had more than 100 broken bones. Yet despite the pain, she “radiates joy and love.”

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, osteogenesis imperfecta, pediatrics


November 15, 2018 · Leave a Comment

“Heart Families” Organize Toy Drive for Hospitalized Kids

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Linsey Rippy tends to go overboard when it comes to toys around the holiday season, which is a good thing for children in the hospital at Mayo Clinic, where donations from Rippy’s annual toy drive end up.

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Tags: Congenital Heart Defect, heart transplant, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Ronald McDonald House


October 4, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Son’s Rare Genetic Disease Brings out the Best in Marlis O’Brien

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Marlis O’Brien relied on numerous organizations for guidance after her young son was diagnosed with a rare disease. That experience inspired her to volunteer and be there for others who need help.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Pediatric Neurology, pediatric neurotransmitter deficiency


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