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Doctor and Patient Share Special Connection -- and Big Macs

November 21, 2019

Doctor and Patient Share Special Connection — and Big Macs

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Medical problems led to more than a year of living on liquid nutrition through a tube for D’Ann Mitchell. After her recovery, her doctor made good on a promise to treat her to lunch.

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Tags: Dr. Geoffrey Thompson, Kidney transplant, liquid nutrition, paragangliomas, Scoliosis


September 29, 2016

After Surgery to Treat Scoliosis, Meagan Blomgren Is Back on Track

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Meagan Blomgren is fast. This spring, she qualified for the Iowa state track meet in the 100- and 200-meter dash, posting the fastest time for a freshman in both races. A year ago, it was hard for Meagan to imagine that she’d ever have that kind of success. She’d been diagnosed with scoliosis and told […]

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Tags: Dr. William Shaughnessy, Scoliosis


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