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Childhood Diagnosis Inspires Twin Sisters to Become Nurses and Bonds Family Through Generations

March 12, 2020

Childhood Diagnosis Inspires Twin Sisters to Become Nurses and Bonds Family Through Generations

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Michelle and Angie Dowd were introduced to Mayo Clinic as young children, when Michelle received treatment for Hirschsprung’s disease. The experience made a lasting impression on both women.

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Tags: Dr. Christopher Moir, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato


Mayo Clinic Health System Nurses Become Mankato's Newest Dancing Stars

February 25, 2020

Mayo Clinic Health System Nurses Become Mankato’s Newest Dancing Stars

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Twenty-one nurses made up the dance crew that took home Grand Champion honors and raised more than $10,000 for the American Red Cross during this year’s Dancing with the Mankato Stars event.

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Tags: Dancing with the Mankato Stars, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Nursing


'Where There's a Will, There's a Way:' Bride Walks Down the Aisle After Brain Surgery

August 27, 2019

‘Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way:’ Bride Walks Down the Aisle After Brain Surgery

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Christina Anderson and her fiancé, Brandon Jensen, were on their way to happily ever after when a CT scan revealed a tumor on Christina’s brainstem.

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Tags: Brain tumors, Dr. Manish Sharma, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato


Unexpected Reunion: Transplant Patient Records Heartbeat as Gift to Donor Family

September 7, 2017

Unexpected Reunion: Transplant Patient Records Heartbeat as Gift to Donor Family

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When Mayo Clinic heart transplant patient Alyssa Sandeen met her donor’s mother for the first time, she brought the perfect gift: a teddy bear with a recording of her donor’s heartbeat. 

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Tags: heart transplant, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Mayo Clinic Rochester


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