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February 11, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Couple Creates Easy Way to Give to the Homeless

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Charlotte Mack has looked for ways to give to her community since arriving in the U.S. as a young child. She and her husband launched a company that makes it easy for anyone to help the homeless.

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Tags: Charlotte Mack, Dr. Anwar Mack, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic Volunteer Services


December 12, 2019 · Leave a Comment

‘Happy Liver-versary!’ Liver Transplant Patients Continue to Celebrate New Lives

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Ginger Brewer and her son, Mike, didn’t set out to help a total stranger navigate the process of having a liver transplant. But a chance meeting led to just that.

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Tags: Liver Disease, liver transplant, Mayo Clinic in Florida


December 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Resident Uses 3D Printer He Bought, Himself, to Improve Surgery

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Neurosurgery resident William Clifton, M.D., believed so strongly that 3D-printed models would be helpful in training surgeons that he purchased his own 3D printer to get started.

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Tags: Dr. William Clifton, J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Simulation Center, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Magazine, neurosurgery


October 22, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Florida Women Get By With a Little Help From Their Friendship (and Mayo Clinic)

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Lisa Kosak and Jan Chnupa met by chance on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus, but the two became fast friends and now offer each other support as they face chronic health conditions.

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Tags: Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, Asthma, Breast Cancer, Dr. Daniel Macklin, Dr. Jorge Mallea, Dr. Paul Young, Dr. Sarvam TerKonda, Dr. Sebastian Fernandez-Bussy, fibromyalgia, lung valves, Mayo Clinic in Florida


October 1, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Nurse Anesthetist Volunteers, Urges Others: Don’t Forget the Bahamas

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Michele Woodrum, a CRNA at Mayo Clinic, didn’t hesitate when a friend invited her to Hope Town in the Bahamas to provide health care to islanders after last month’s hurricane.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic in Florida, Michelle Woodrum, volunteer


September 26, 2019 · Leave a Comment

After Knee Replacement, David Knisely Records 10 Million Steps, 5,000 Miles on New Knee

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Although it’s been nearly three years since his knee replacement, David Knisely keeps in touch with his Mayo Clinic surgeon to report on where — and how far — that knee has taken him in retirement.

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Tags: Dr. Cedric Ortiguera, knee replacement, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Orthopedic Surgery


September 24, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Get Me to the Church on Time: Transplant Patient Surprises Daughter on Wedding Day

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Just three weeks after a combined liver and kidney transplant at Mayo Clinic in Florida, Chris Nutter was able to fly to New York to surprise his daughter and walk her down the aisle.

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Tags: Dr. Burcin Taner, Dr. Raj Satyanarayana, Dr. Shennen Mao, Jennifer Ayers, Kidney transplant, liver transplant, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Transplant Center


July 23, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Helping Families Talk to Kids About Cancer

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A program that provides support for families of cancer patients was just what Sean Snyder and his son, Evan, had been looking for since his wife was diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer.

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Tags: Autumn Jones, Chrys Yates, CLIMB, Family First, Lyndra P. Daniel Center for Humanities in Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Florida


July 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Leukemia Patient Becomes Advocate for Diversity on Bone Marrow Registry

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Aja Fisher’s dream of becoming a doctor was put on hold after a leukemia diagnosis. She’s sharing her story to help raise awareness of the need for bone marrow donors among minority populations.

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Tags: Bone Marrow Transplant, Chemotherapy, Dr. Ernesto Ayala, Dr. James Foran, Leukemia, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic News Network


June 6, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Desperate No More: Jimmy Farhat’s Pleas for Kidney End at Mayo Clinic

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Jimmy Farhat has spent three years on the kidney transplant list, sharing his story with anyone who would listen. That wait will come to an end soon, thanks to an anonymous donor.

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Tags: dialysis, Kidney transplant, Living Donor Transplant, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Polycystic Kidney Disease


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