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Heather Bird: From Transplant Patient to Mayo Clinic Transplant Nurse

May 31, 2018

Heather Bird: From Transplant Patient to Mayo Clinic Transplant Nurse

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Heather Bird had planned to become a teacher. Instead, this summer she’ll start her career as a nurse at Mayo Clinic, where she had a lifesaving liver transplant and was inspired by her care.    

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Tags: cirrhosis, Heather Bird, liver transplant, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Nursing, porphyria


Troubling Medical Mystery Solved After Years of Painful Symptoms

December 12, 2017

Troubling Medical Mystery Solved After Years of Painful Symptoms

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Before coming to Mayo Clinic, Colin McEwen spent years living with intense pain, and without a diagnosis. That began to change with the help of neurologist Sarah Berini, M.D.

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Tags: Department of Neurology, Dr. Sarah Berini, porphyria


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