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Mayo Resident Provides Expertise to ABC -- and the Nation -- During COVID-19

March 24, 2020

Mayo Resident Provides Expertise to ABC — and the Nation — During COVID-19

By In the Loop In the Loop

Dr. Vinayak Kumar, an internal medicine resident at Mayo Clinic, has a history of pursuing unique opportunities, including his most recent role as an intern during a 4-week rotation at ABC News in New York.

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Tags: COVID-19, Dr. Amy Oxentenko, Dr. Vinayak Kumar, Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Resident


'The Young People are Stepping Up:' Sisters Launch Babysitting, Shopping Services for Those on the Front Lines of COVID-19

March 19, 2020

‘The Young People are Stepping Up:’ Sisters Launch Babysitting, Shopping Services for Those on the Front Lines of COVID-19

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Two sisters are helping to make sure health care workers and other essential staff don’t have to worry about finding childcare while on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19.

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Tags: COVID-19, Dr. Sean Pittock, Dr. Siobhan Pittock, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Retired Physician Shares Wartime Memories in "From Mayo Clinic to Vietnam: Memoirs of a Physician Serving in the War"

March 17, 2020

Retired Physician Shares Wartime Memories in “From Mayo Clinic to Vietnam: Memoirs of a Physician Serving in the War”

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Just a week after agreeing to join the staff at Mayo Clinic, Dr. James Donadio was drafted and sent to Vietnam, where he was a commissioned captain running a renal intensive care unit for wounded soldiers.

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Tags: Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Dr. James Donadio, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Mayo Clinic Glass Shop Celebrates 100 Years

March 17, 2020

Mayo Clinic Glass Shop Celebrates 100 Years

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In the 100 years that Mayo Clinic has had its own glass shop in Rochester, Steve Anderson is just the third person to hold the title of scientific glassblower.

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Tags: Glassblowing, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Steve Anderson


Grateful Patient Becomes Part of the Mayo Clinic Experience

March 5, 2020

Grateful Patient Becomes Part of the Mayo Clinic Experience

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Joe Rath’s worries before radiation therapy treatment were short lived, thanks to reassurance from his care team and what he calls the Mayo Experience.

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Tags: Dr. Bradley Stish, Marshall Klein, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, prostate cancer, Radiation Therapy


Mayo Researchers Develop Unique Tool, and Lab, to Study Vaping

March 3, 2020

Mayo Researchers Develop Unique Tool, and Lab, to Study Vaping

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Dr. Jon Ebbert and fellow researcher Alexandra Ward found a unique way to learn about the chemical makeup of vape solutions and determine if any are a safe alternative to smoking.

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Tags: Alexandra Ward, Dr. Jon Ebbert, Inhaled Particle Aerosol Lab, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, Vaping


Hot Yoga. The Hot Fitness Trend You're Going to Want to Try

February 18, 2020

Hot Yoga. The Hot Fitness Trend You’re Going to Want to Try

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Hot yoga has become one of the hottest fitness trends of the past decade. Dr. Edward Laskowski, co-director of Mayo Clinic’s Department of Sports Medicine, says the benefits are wide-ranging.

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Tags: Department of Sports Medicine, Dr Edward Laskowski, Hot yoga, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Researcher Finds Meaning in Volunteering With Pediatric Patients: 'My Heart Feels Full'

February 13, 2020

Researcher Finds Meaning in Volunteering With Pediatric Patients: ‘My Heart Feels Full’

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Merrick Ducharme’s Thursday mornings as a volunteer at Mayo Clinic Children’s Center are never the same, but one thing is consistent: his appreciation for what he learns from the kids.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Merrick Ducharme, volunteer


Special Delivery Across the Miles With Some Help From Technology

February 11, 2020

Special Delivery Across the Miles With Some Help From Technology

By In the Loop In the Loop

Lizzie Stoltz was just 30 weeks pregnant when her water broke. She was rushed to a local hospital, where providers used technology to connect with a Mayo neonatologist for help with the high-risk delivery.

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Tags: Dr. Christopher Collura, Dr. Phillip Skaar, Family Medicine, Jon Farm, Mayo Clinic Health System in Bloomer, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo One


Pediatric Cancer Survivor Plans to Become Nurse to Help Kids Like Her

February 6, 2020

Pediatric Cancer Survivor Plans to Become Nurse to Help Kids Like Her

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As a child, Lydia Pankratz spent more than two years in and out of the hospital for cancer treatment. The care she received from staff at Mayo Clinic inspired the now 19-year-old to go into nursing.

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Tags: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, anemia, Mayo Clinic Connect, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Nursing


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