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January 22, 2015

Taking the Long View When Time Is Short

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It’s not every day that you hear about someone diagnosed with terminal cancer running a marathon. But David Eitrheim, M.D., a longtime physician at Mayo Clinic Health System – Red Cedar, in Menomonie, Wisconsin, did just that last November, completing the Rails to Trails marathon, held along the Elroy-Sparta State Trail. This month, he’s taking […]

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Tags: Dr. David Eitrheim, Dr. James Deming, marathon, Mayo Clinic Health System, Running

September 4, 2014

Repping the Healthy Human Race 9,000 Miles Away

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The name of the event caught his attention, and before he knew it, Srinivas Gopala, Ph.D., a visiting scientist in Rochester, found himself signing up for Mayo Clinic’s Healthy Human Race. Dr. Gopala heard about the race from his friend and Mayo Clinic research fellow Manjunatha Shankarappa, M.D. “I was fascinated by the title,” Dr. Gopala […]

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Tags: Fitness, Healthy Human Race, Running, Sesquicentennial

August 19, 2014

Running for life

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Linda Wortman shares her lung cancer survivor story with Team Draft.  For nearly two years, Linda Wortman thought she had SARS. Or TB. Or something along those lines. “I had a cough that wouldn’t go away,” the former Northwest Airlines flight attendant tells us. “I’d start choking. I thought I was going to die.” Despite appointment […]

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Tags: Lung Cancer, Running, Wellness

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