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January 4, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Daughter’s Diagnosis Inspires Career Change for Mayo Clinic Auditor

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After her daughter was diagnosed with cancer, Dawn Hucke was inspired to change career paths to work with patients. The one-time auditor is now the director of Patient Experience at Mayo Clinic. 

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Tags: Cancer, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Rochester


January 4, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Innovative Heart Surgery at Mayo Clinic Keeps Drummer’s Beat Rolling

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Justin Vigile was living out his dream as the drummer of a heavy metal band when a genetic heart condition threatened his budding music career — and his life.

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Tags: Dr. Hartzell Schaff, Dr. Steve Ommen, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Mayo Clinic Rochester


September 14, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Break Room Choking Incident Brings Mayo Colleagues Closer

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Amber Swaagman’s lunch break one day last month was far from relaxing after she began choking on her food. Thankfully, friend and colleague Kaylianna Ott immediately stepped in to help.

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Tags: Choking, Heimlich maneuver, Mayo Clinic Rochester


September 7, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Unexpected Reunion: Transplant Patient Records Heartbeat as Gift to Donor Family

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When Mayo Clinic heart transplant patient Alyssa Sandeen met her donor’s mother for the first time, she brought the perfect gift: a teddy bear with a recording of her donor’s heartbeat. 

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Tags: heart transplant, Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Mayo Clinic Rochester


June 15, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Now Has Two Ninjas in the House

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Candace Granberg, M.D., has a lot of titles, including surgeon, wife, mom, volunteer and now, ninja warrior. The pediatric urologist is the second Mayo staff member chosen to participate on NBC’s American Ninja Warrior. 

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Tags: Andrew Yori, Dr. Candace Granberg, Mayo Clinic Rochester


May 23, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Heart Failure Not Enough to Alter Young Athlete’s Ironman Dreams

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Because Kari Turkowski has been an athlete her entire life, the fact that she’ll compete in an Ironman this fall isn’t surprising — until you realize she’ll do so despite a diagnosis of heart failure.

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Tags: cardiac ablation, heart failure, Mayo Clinic Rochester


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