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November 2, 2017 · Leave a Comment

60-Some Years Later, Cancer Patient Still Holds Mayo (and Her Surgeon) Near Her Heart

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Constance Furcolo hasn’t been a patient at Mayo Clinic since the 1950s, but that experience changed her health and her life. She’s been a Mayo Clinic fan and supporter ever since.

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Tags: Cancer, Development, Wellness


November 2, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Linda Wortman Running Strong in the Fight Against Lung Cancer

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Twenty percent of people diagnosed with lung cancer have never smoked. Linda Wortman is one of them, and through a newfound passion, she’s determined to raise awareness and help find a cure.

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Tags: International Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Lung Cancer, research, Wellness


October 19, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Healthy Habits You Can Sing Along With

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Lauren Iudiciani checks on her patient, making sure the girl and her mother have everything they need. She then brings in a four-legged visitor to say hello, leaves the room and starts singing. For Iudiciani, a nurse at Mayo Clinic’s Arizona campus, it’s just another day at the office. (Well, except for the singing part.) 

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Tags: Healthy Living, Nursing, Wellness


January 29, 2015 · Leave a Comment

This Is Your Brain … Paying Attention

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The other day we spotted some sage advice in the virtual pages of The Atlantic on intentionality and attentiveness from Mayo’s own Amit Sood, M.D. Naturally, we stopped and paid attention. In the article, “Attention: A Muscle to Strengthen,” we learned that giving things due consideration is not so natural these days as “most of […]

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Tags: Dr. Amit Sood, Intentionality, Mindfulness, Wellness


August 19, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Running for life

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

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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