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Break Room Choking Incident Brings Mayo Colleagues Closer

September 14th, 2017

Break Room Choking Incident Brings Mayo Colleagues Closer

By In the Loop intheloop

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


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

September 7th, 2017

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

By In the Loop intheloop

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


Mayo Now Has Two Ninjas in the House

June 15th, 2017

Mayo Now Has Two Ninjas in the House

By In the Loop intheloop

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


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

May 23rd, 2017

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

By In the Loop intheloop

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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