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May 31, 2018 · Leave a Comment

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


December 12, 2017 · Leave a Comment

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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