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As Patient's Health Declines, Care Team Plans Double Wedding for His Family

February 4, 2020

As Patient’s Health Declines, Care Team Plans Double Wedding for His Family

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It took just four hours (and a lot of last-minute help from colleagues) for nurse David Fogarty to pull together a double wedding and create a lasting memory for a patient’s family.

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Tags: David Fogarty, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Methodist Hospital Chapel, Thyroid cancer


7-Year-Old Fan of Mayo's Patient Portal Meets Team Behind the Technology

January 30, 2020

7-Year-Old Fan of Mayo’s Patient Portal Meets Team Behind the Technology

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When Ava Weitl had trouble signing in to the patient portal, she took her problem to the source: the team responsible for the app. It was a meeting made possible by Ava’s friends (and fans) at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Connected Care, Dr. Timothy Nelson, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Julie Prigge, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Patient Online Services, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for HLHS


Zebrafish Help Rochester Middle Schoolers See Dangers of Vaping from the InSciEd Out

January 28, 2020

Zebrafish Help Rochester Middle Schoolers See Dangers of Vaping from the InSciEd Out

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Rather than simply telling kids vaping is harmful to their health, one Rochester school took a different approach to prevention, letting students figure it out themselves through hands-on research.

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Tags: Dr. Christopher Pierret, InSciEd Out, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


'We Just Acted:' Mayo Nurses Help Rescue Couple After Witnessing Car Accident

January 23, 2020

‘We Just Acted:’ Mayo Nurses Help Rescue Couple After Witnessing Car Accident

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Three Mayo Clinic nurses were heading back to Rochester from a class in La Crosse when a car in front of them went off the road and rolled onto its side. The trio pulled over and jumped into action.

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Tags: Emily Radcliffe, Kasi Reed, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Nursing, Saralyn Squillace


'Bioethics at the Cinema' Event Features Double Lung Transplant Patient

January 21, 2020

‘Bioethics at the Cinema’ Event Features Double Lung Transplant Patient

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Jennifer Ronnenberg, a double lung transplant patient, along with her husband, Rob, and Mayo experts will participate in a panel discussion following a showing of the movie “Five Feet Apart.” 

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Tags: Cystic Fibrosis, Dr. Karen Meagher, Jessica Balcom, Lung Transplant, Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Family's Birkie Fever Leads to Royal Position in Legendary Ski Race

January 16, 2020

Family’s Birkie Fever Leads to Royal Position in Legendary Ski Race

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Mayo Clinic lab tech Tasha Pinckney, along with her dad and husband, will participate in this year’s American Birkebeiner as “Berkie Royalty” during the largest cross country ski race in North America. 

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Tags: American Birkebeiner, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Tasha Pinckney


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


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