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Kristen Dahlgren Reported on Rare Cancer Symptoms -- Then Discovered Her Own

January 14, 2020

Kristen Dahlgren Reported on Rare Cancer Symptoms — Then Discovered Her Own

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When NBC News correspondent Kristen Dahlgren came to Mayo Clinic to report on a new study, she thought it was just another routine assignment. Three years later, she credits it with saving her life.

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Breast Clinic, Dr. Deborah Rhodes, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Virtual Reality Gaming Helps Patients Step Out of Their Own Realities

January 9, 2020

Virtual Reality Gaming Helps Patients Step Out of Their Own Realities

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Chuck and Nicole Marino’s mobile gaming station, Hyperspace Starcade, provided a nice break from reality for kids at Mayo Eugenio Children’s Center last month.

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Tags: Ben Irons, Child LIfe Program, Mary McCoy, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital


Family Honors Son by Sharing Meals With Others

January 7, 2020

Family Honors Son by Sharing Meals With Others

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In the year since they lost their son Caleb to leukemia, Jeff and Tori Ulrichs and their son, Keegan, have begun honoring Caleb’s memory by providing meals for families whose children receive care at Mayo.

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Tags: Leukemia, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Snowflake Station Turns Playroom Into Toy Store for Parents of Hospitalized Kids

December 19, 2019

Snowflake Station Turns Playroom Into Toy Store for Parents of Hospitalized Kids

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Spending the holidays in the hospital isn’t on anyone’s wish list, which is why Mayo Clinic and the Rochester community team up to bring extra cheer to families during December.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Medulloblastoma


Forty Years of Patient Care End on a High Note for Gary Campbell

December 19, 2019

Forty Years of Patient Care End on a High Note for Gary Campbell

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After more than 40 years at Mayo Clinic and 60 years overall in health care, Gary Campbell, a nurse in Psychiatry and Psychology, is calling it a career.

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Tags: Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Gary Campbell, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Dave Thouin's Quest to Find a Living Kidney Donor Pays Off

December 10, 2019

Dave Thouin’s Quest to Find a Living Kidney Donor Pays Off

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Dave Thouin and his wife, Carol, worked hard to get the word out that Dave needed a kidney. Julie Mlinar saw one of the ads that eventually led her Mayo Clinic to see if she was a match.

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Tags: Kidney transplant, Living Donor Transplant, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Silent Heart Attacks Are a Real Thing -- But They Don't Have to Be

December 3, 2019

Silent Heart Attacks Are a Real Thing — But They Don’t Have to Be

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Heart attacks aren’t one-size-fits-all and can sometimes happen even without knowing it. But rather than worry, it’s possible to take steps to safeguard our hearts.

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Tags: Dr. Rekha Mankad, Heart attack, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Women's Heart Clinic


Ambulance From Mayo Clinic Finds New Life in Haiti

November 7, 2019

Ambulance From Mayo Clinic Finds New Life in Haiti

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Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service’s recent donation will arrive in Carrefour, Haiti, next month after Chris Hedlund, an emergency medical technician, went the extra mile to make it happen.

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Tags: Chris Hedlund, Matt Will, Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Nurse Brings Hogwarts to Mayo Clinic To Cast a Fall Prevention Spell

October 31, 2019

Nurse Brings Hogwarts to Mayo Clinic To Cast a Fall Prevention Spell

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Megan VanDeVoorde, a nurse a Mayo Clinic, used her knowledge of all things Harry Potter as a way to inspire her organ transplant colleagues during the recent Fall Prevention Awareness Week.

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Tags: Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Megan VanDeVoorde, Safety


Two Years After Stroke, Justin Lanners Wins Age Group in Half-Marathon Walk

October 10, 2019

Two Years After Stroke, Justin Lanners Wins Age Group in Half-Marathon Walk

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Justin Lanners remembers the exact day of his stroke. “April 18, 2017,” he says. “It was a Tuesday.” That day, Justin awoke at 5 a.m. with what he describes as a “weird buzzing noise” in his right ear. Still half-awake, Justin tuned out the buzzing as he made his way to an upstairs bathroom. “I […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Saint Marys Hospital, stroke


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