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How Much is Too Much? A New Twist in the Great Coffee Debate

October 17, 2019

How Much is Too Much? A New Twist in the Great Coffee Debate

By In the Loop In the Loop

New research suggests one’s body may be able to handle up to 25 cups of coffee per day. But wait! There’s definitely more you should know before you pour your next cup.

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Tags: Dr Donald Hensrud, Heart attack, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, stroke


Two Years After Stroke, Justin Lanners Wins Age Group in Half-Marathon Walk

October 10, 2019

Two Years After Stroke, Justin Lanners Wins Age Group in Half-Marathon Walk

By In the Loop In the Loop

Justin Lanners remembers the exact day of his stroke. “April 18, 2017,” he says. “It was a Tuesday.” That day, Justin awoke at 5 a.m. with what he describes as a “weird buzzing noise” in his right ear. Still half-awake, Justin tuned out the buzzing as he made his way to an upstairs bathroom. “I […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Saint Marys Hospital, stroke


Stroke Sense: Tips for Keeping Your Body Safe From a Growing Health Concern

March 19, 2019

Stroke Sense: Tips for Keeping Your Body Safe From a Growing Health Concern

By In the Loop In the Loop

The death of actor Luke Perry serves as a reminder that strokes happen to people of all ages. Reversing the risk factors that may lead to stroke and knowing the signs and symptoms can be lifesaving.

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Tags: Department of Neurology, Dr. Robert Brown Jr., stroke


Stroke 'Can Happen to Anyone' -- A Young Mom's Story

August 9, 2018

Stroke ‘Can Happen to Anyone’ — A Young Mom’s Story

By In the Loop In the Loop

When Kevin Duane learned his wife, Alyssa, didn’t show up for work, he knew something was wrong. What he didn’t know was that someone so young and healthy could have a stroke.

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Tags: Comprehensive Stroke Center, Dr. David Miller, Dr. Rabih Tawk, Mayo Clinic in Florida, stroke


Surprised by Stroke, Quick Action Helps Urvashi Patel Recover

May 10, 2018

Surprised by Stroke, Quick Action Helps Urvashi Patel Recover

By In the Loop In the Loop

Thanks to the immediate care she received at Mayo Clinic, 42-year-old Urvashi Patel is living proof that a stroke can happen to anyone at any time.

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Tags: Comprehensive Stroke Center, Dr. David Miller, Mayo Clinic in Florida, stroke, Urvashi Patel


Young, Healthy and a Stroke Survivor

November 30, 2017

Young, Healthy and a Stroke Survivor

By In the Loop In the Loop

Sherry Pinkstaff was young, healthy and completely blindsided by a stroke. She credits her recovery to quick thinking by her husband and expert care at Mayo Clinic’s Comprehensive Stroke Center. 

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Tags: Comprehensive Stroke Center, Dr. Benjamin Brown, Mayo Clinic in Florida, stroke


Symposium Gives Women With Heart Disease the Chance to Become Advocates

July 20, 2017

Symposium Gives Women With Heart Disease the Chance to Become Advocates

By In the Loop In the Loop

Dina Piersawl didn’t know she was at risk for heart disease. Having a stroke at age 41 changed that. Now she’s determined to help educate other women about heart health through her work with WomenHeart.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Heart Disease, stroke


January 27, 2015

Don’t Let a Barking Dog Lie

By In the Loop In the Loop

When it comes to saving the day, collies (like our old friend Lassie) have nothing on a good yellow Lab mix. At least not when you consider the tale that Larry and Pat Lee have to tell. One morning last fall, Larry Lee and his Lab, Dee, went out for a walk. A short time […]

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Tags: Albert Lea, Mayo Clinic Health System, Mayo One, stroke, telemedicine


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