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March 29, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Pediatric Cardiologist Follows Her Heart, Helps Children Around the World Receive Lifesaving Care

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

For many children born with heart defects, surgery offers the only hope for survival. But for children in developing countries, such care can be difficult, if not impossible, to find. Enter the Children’s Heart Project, dedicated to providing “life-saving surgery for children with congenital heart defects in countries where appropriate treatment is extremely limited or […]

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Tags: Dr Allison Cabalka, Dr. Phil Fischer, Medical Missions, Pediatric Cardiology, pediatrics


June 3, 2014 · Leave a Comment

A vision for service

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Although they can clearly see the potential for danger, two nurses from Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea, Minn., are listening to their hearts to help a desperately underserved population in South America. Angie Deml and Shelli Clabough talked with KAAL-TV about their past experiences volunteering and what they anticipate when they travel to […]

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Tags: Angie Deml, Children's Vision International, Mayo Clinic Health System, Medical Missions, Shelli Clabough


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