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Mayo Surgeon's Son Participates in Flyover for President George H.W. Bush

January 15, 2019

Mayo Surgeon’s Son Participates in Flyover for President George H.W. Bush

By In the Loop intheloop

In September 2011, during a celebration event honoring the 100th anniversary of the Mayo Clinic Department of Orthopedic Surgery, a seemingly innocent exchange between attendees — one of whom happened to be a former U.S. president — greased the wheels for a once-in-a-lifetime experience for the son of one Mayo orthopedic surgeon.

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Tags: Dr. Bernard Morrey, Dr. William Shaughnessy, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Orthopedic Surgery


Sister Gives Brother a Christmas Gift (of Life) To Remember 

January 8, 2019

Sister Gives Brother a Christmas Gift (of Life) To Remember 

By In the Loop intheloop

Christmas came early for Kevin O’Connor, who has lived with polycystic kidney disease his entire life. He received a kidney from his sister on Christmas Eve.

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Tags: Dr. Mikel Prieto, Kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Polycystic Kidney Disease


Beautiful Boxes for Courageous Kids with Cancer

January 3, 2019

Beautiful Boxes for Courageous Kids with Cancer

By In the Loop intheloop

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


Balloon Brigade Floats in to Spread Holiday Cheer to Pediatric Patients

December 20, 2018

Balloon Brigade Floats in to Spread Holiday Cheer to Pediatric Patients

By In the Loop intheloop

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


Gone but Never Forgotten: Keeping a Child's Memory Alive

December 18, 2018

Gone but Never Forgotten: Keeping a Child’s Memory Alive

By In the Loop intheloop

Tom and Liz Canan know the heartbreak of losing a child. Their son Will passed away more than six years ago at just 14 years old. Today, the Canan family keeps Will’s memory alive by reaching out to help others.

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Tags: Children's Remembrance Ceremony, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Ronald McDonald House


Dashing Through the Snow: Vintage Sleigh Display Comes to Mayo Clinic

December 13, 2018

Dashing Through the Snow: Vintage Sleigh Display Comes to Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop intheloop

Years ago a one-horse open sleigh was the preferred method of transportation in winter. A new exhibit features, among other historical tidbits on frontier medicine, a story of a sleigh ride gone awry for Dr. W.W. Mayo.

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Tags: Heritage Days, Matt Dacy, Mayo Clinic Heritage Hall, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Transforming ECG Education Is Not All Fun and Games, Except When It Is

December 11, 2018

Transforming ECG Education Is Not All Fun and Games, Except When It Is

By In the Loop intheloop

Mayo Clinic resident Anthony Kashou, M.D., has taken it upon himself to teach health care providers near and far the fundamentals of reading ECGs, all in the name of improved patient care.

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Tags: Alicia Pfeilsticker, Cardiovascular Medicine, Dr. Adam May, Dr. Anthony Kashou, Dr. Peter Noseworthy, Education, Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


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

December 6, 2018

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

By In the Loop intheloop

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


Doctor Heeds the Call, Ensures Ed Sheeran Fan Can Hear Concert

December 4, 2018

Doctor Heeds the Call, Ensures Ed Sheeran Fan Can Hear Concert

By In the Loop intheloop

Kate Fossum and her mom had traveled far to hear Ed Sheeran in concert, only to realize they forgot the supplies for Kate’s cochlear implants. A late-night call to Mayo turned their luck around.

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Tags: Cochlear Implant, Dr. Lane Anzalone, ENT, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


When Family and Friends Can't, Volunteers Step in to Make Sure No One Dies Alone

December 4, 2018

When Family and Friends Can’t, Volunteers Step in to Make Sure No One Dies Alone

By In the Loop intheloop

Patients nearing the end of life often have loved ones who can be by their side and offer comfort. But when they don’t, Mayo volunteers make sure the patient is not alone.

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Tags: Lisa Brink, Lynn Stolp, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Volunteer Services, No One Dies Alone Program, Saint Marys Campus, volunteer


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