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December 10th, 2012

Rare brain tumor couldn’t stop her

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

A rare brain tumor couldn’t stop Laurie Beach from enjoying the life she dreamed of.

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Tags: 1136, 2868, 3723, 5237, 5266, 5279, 5292, 5297, 5315, 5335, brain tumor, germ cell cancer


December 10th, 2012

Fifty Years of Saving Lives

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

David Bakken’s blood donation “career” had an inconspicuous start. Years ago, his young daughter needed eye surgery, and he donated blood as a way to help pay for the surgery. “At that time, they paid $25 for each donation,” Bakken recently told KAAL-TV. But the thing is, Bakken didn’t stop. He kept donating. And donating. Now, 50 […]

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Tags: Award, blood donor, David Bakken, Donation, Manish Gandhi, Mayo Clinic, Sean Hong


December 10th, 2012

Surgery cures rare condition

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Lindsey Fleener had hyperhidrosis — causing her hands to sweat profusely and preventing her from enjoying simple activities others may take for granted.

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Tags: 3324, excessive sweating, hyperhidrosis, John Atkinson, Lindsey Fleener, Mayo Clinic


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