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Right Diagnosis Leads to Relief From Autoimmune Encephalitis

March 19, 2019

Right Diagnosis Leads to Relief From Autoimmune Encephalitis

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Staff in Mayo Clinic’s Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology are researching how the immune system can target the nervous system, and more importantly for patients, how to treat it.

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Tags: autoimmune encephalitis, Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology, Dr. Jason Siegel, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Doctor Designs Garment to Keep You 'COVR'd' During Surgery

March 14, 2019

Doctor Designs Garment to Keep You ‘COVR’d’ During Surgery

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After years of watching his patients having to deal with awkward fitting garments to stay covered during a procedure, Dr. Bruce Levy and his wife, Heather, designed a better option.

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Tags: COVR Medical, Dr. Bruce Levy, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Ventures


Final Cabin Fever Beanbag Tourney Could Be Biggest for Organizers (and Mayo Clinic)

March 12, 2019

Final Cabin Fever Beanbag Tourney Could Be Biggest for Organizers (and Mayo Clinic)

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Organizers of the final Cabin Fever Beanbag Tournament hope it will be the most memorable as they attempt to break the record for money raised in one day to support cancer research at Mayo.

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Tags: cancer research, Eagles Cancer Telethon, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Steve Gage


Snow Problem: Staff Work Around the Clock to Keep Mayo Open During Blizzard

March 12, 2019

Snow Problem: Staff Work Around the Clock to Keep Mayo Open During Blizzard

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Minnesotans are quite familiar with the chore that is snow removal, but last month’s blizzard put even the heartiest Minnesotans to the test — a test that Mayo grounds crews passed with flying colors.

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Tags: Chuck Potter, Facility Operations and Ground Maintenance, Matt Anderson, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayowood, Nick Queensland


Restored Carillon Means the Sound of Music Returns to Downtown Rochester

March 7, 2019

Restored Carillon Means the Sound of Music Returns to Downtown Rochester

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The five-month restoration of the Plummer Building’s carillon is now complete, which means Mayo Clinic carillonneur Austin Ferguson can get back to making music.

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Tags: Austin Ferguson, carillon, History & Heritage, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Long and Winding Road Leads to Mayo -- and a 'Miracle'

February 26, 2019

Long and Winding Road Leads to Mayo — and a ‘Miracle’

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After months of searching for answers, Frank Lonabaugh had a diagnosis: autoimmune encephalitis. But even with treatment, little progress was made. That’s when Frank’s wife reached out to Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: autoimmune encephalitis, Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology, Dr. Andrew McKeon, Dr. Jeffrey Britton, faciobrachial dystonic seizures, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


No Ambulance, No Problem: Polar Vortex No Match for Teleneonatology Program

February 14, 2019

No Ambulance, No Problem: Polar Vortex No Match for Teleneonatology Program

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Nevaeh Loth was ready to enter the world seven weeks before she was due, and on a winter day when travel was nearly impossible. But with technology, a neonatologist 40 miles away could remotely assist with the birth.

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Tags: cesarean delivery, Dr. Robert Johnson, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Teleneonatology program


Rochester International Airport: Mayo Clinic's High-Flying Partner in Caring for Patients

February 12, 2019

Rochester International Airport: Mayo Clinic’s High-Flying Partner in Caring for Patients

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Every day, thousands of pounds of cargo are flown into Rochester International Airport, which plays a vital role in timely diagnoses and treatments for patients around the world.

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Tags: Dr. Andrew Paulsen, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Laboratories, Rochester International Airport


KonMari According to Mayo Psychologist: Good for Our Homes, Good for Our Souls

February 7, 2019

KonMari According to Mayo Psychologist: Good for Our Homes, Good for Our Souls

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Mayo Clinic psychologist Craig Sawchuk, Ph.D., says that clearing clutter — recently popularized by organization consultant Marie Kondo’s new Netflix series — can be good for our souls as well as our homes.

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Tags: Division of Integrated Behavioral Health, Dr. Craig Sawchuk, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Transplant Patient's Mother Becomes Mayo Volunteer

January 31, 2019

Transplant Patient’s Mother Becomes Mayo Volunteer

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Kim Van Roekel is no stranger to Mayo Clinic. She’s spent more than a year in Rochester awaiting a heart transplant for her daughter, Becca, and volunteering her time at her home away from home.

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Tags: dextrocardia with situs inversus, heart failure, heart transplant, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Sisters Crossing Gift Shop, volunteer


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