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April 16, 2021

Oncology nurse gives patient entering hospice one last adventure

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Aggie Morgan was about to go into hospice care regretting that she’d never been on a hot air balloon ride. One of her nurses had other plans. Aggie Morgan has always been adventurous. She’s been skydiving, scuba diving and enjoyed vacations with her husband, John Morgan, in the jungles of Central America. Entering her 70s, […]

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Tags: Andreas Cancer Center, Kerry Olson, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato


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


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


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


September 7, 2017

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

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

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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