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After 'Shallow Water Blackout,' Therapeutic Hypothermia Brings Clay Meers Back

January 3, 2019

After ‘Shallow Water Blackout,’ Therapeutic Hypothermia Brings Clay Meers Back

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Clay Meers was in Florida for flight training when he passed out underwater. After exhausting nearly every treatment available, his Mayo care team tried therapeutic hypothermia — and saved Clay’s life.

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Tags: Dr. Beth Grieninger, Emergency Department, Mayo Clinic in Florida, therapeutic hypothermia


'Almost Like You Won the Lottery': CAR-T Cell Therapy Gives Cancer Patients New Hope

November 6, 2018

‘Almost Like You Won the Lottery’: CAR-T Cell Therapy Gives Cancer Patients New Hope

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Treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma had been successful for Tanis Milicevic, who was in remission for years. But when her cancer returned, she turned to Mayo and a new, individualized cell-based therapy.

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Tags: CAR-T Cell therapy, Dr. Mohamed Kharfan Dabaja, Mayo Clinic in Florida


Research Program Lighting a SPARK for the Sciences in Florida High Schoolers

October 23, 2018

Research Program Lighting a SPARK for the Sciences in Florida High Schoolers

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Science-minded high school students in Florida are getting real-world experience as researchers thanks to a new program offered by Mayo Clinic’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

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Tags: Dr. Abba Zubair, Dr. Dev Mukhopadhyay, Krishnendu Pal, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Ph.D., Science Program for the Advancement of Research Knowledge


They Won't be Derailed -- Mayo Team Bikes to Advance MS Research

October 18, 2018

They Won’t be Derailed — Mayo Team Bikes to Advance MS Research

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For more than two decades, staff from Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus have become Team Mayo at the annual two-day cycling event, Bike MS. The ride raises funds for people affected by multiple sclerosis.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic in Florida, multiple sclerosis, Sarah Knowles, Sherry Mahoney


Doctors Dance, Paint and Create Their Way to Better Care

October 11, 2018

Doctors Dance, Paint and Create Their Way to Better Care

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It’s not unusual for doctors at Mayo Clinic to get together and discuss shared interests. For one group of residents who gather monthly, the goal is improved mental health through art therapy.

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Tags: Dr. Laura Vallow, Dr. Tasneem Kaleem, Humanities in Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Radiation Oncology


Another Transplant Games, More Medals for Curtis Higgons

September 25, 2018

Another Transplant Games, More Medals for Curtis Higgons

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In just five years since a double lung transplant at Mayo Clinic, Curtis Higgons has gone from not knowing “what having good lungs felt like” to winning medals in two swimming events.

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Tags: Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Transplant, Mayo Clinic in Florida


Lab Director Dad Will Run to Raise Funds for Diabetes Research

September 18, 2018

Lab Director Dad Will Run to Raise Funds for Diabetes Research

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When Mayo Clinic scientists Jonathan and Paula Hoyne learned their 7-year-old son had type 1 diabetes, they began learning anything they could about the disease, including how they could help others.

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Tags: artificial pancreas, Dr. Jonathan Hoyne, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Type 1 diabetes


Stroke 'Can Happen to Anyone' -- A Young Mom's Story

August 9, 2018

Stroke ‘Can Happen to Anyone’ — A Young Mom’s Story

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When Kevin Duane learned his wife, Alyssa, didn’t show up for work, he knew something was wrong. What he didn’t know was that someone so young and healthy could have a stroke.

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Tags: Comprehensive Stroke Center, Dr. David Miller, Dr. Rabih Tawk, Mayo Clinic in Florida, stroke


Breast Cancer Survivors Head to Italy for International Dragon Boat Festival

July 17, 2018

Breast Cancer Survivors Head to Italy for International Dragon Boat Festival

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A Jacksonville-based dragon boat racing team made up of breast cancer survivors does most of its paddling locally, but a recent event gave the Mammoglams a reason to take their skills overseas.

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Denise Rubin, dragon boat racing, Laura Brown, Mayo Clinic in Florida


Dad Couldn't Make It to Graduation, so Mayo's IT Team Brought Graduation to Him

June 26, 2018

Dad Couldn’t Make It to Graduation, so Mayo’s IT Team Brought Graduation to Him

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Dan Anderson had planned to make it to his son Knowlton’s graduation ceremony despite a recent surgery. When complications arose, a Mayo staffer stepped in to give Dan the next best thing.

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Tags: colon cancer, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Media Support Services, Ron Porter


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