Posted on December 3rd, 2013 by mayoclinic
After heart surgery, Deshawn Corbin can run, jump and swim like a kid … for the first time Deshawn Corbin is just 15 years old. But he’s already experienced more life than most people many times his age. Deshawn was born with complex congenital heart disease that affected the way blood traveled through his body […]
Posted on June 13th, 2013 by makalajohnson
“We knew if she made it to Mayo Clinic, she would make it,” says Judy Morinville of the September day Mayo MedAir airlifted her teenage daughter to Mayo Clinic. Mickala Morinville did make it, and her journey serves as a reminder of the miracles that can happen when you combine Mayo expertise with a higher […]
Posted on April 5th, 2013 by makalajohnson
“My sweet boy,” Deborah Morey said as she practically skipped across the room to join him in a group photograph. The boy is her son, 15-year-old Curtis Morey, who was diagnosed with medulloblastoma (a type of brain tumor) on Jan. 27, 2012. The skipping at his Mayo appointment last week was one of several signs that March […]
Posted on December 29th, 2012 by margieshepard
Harper Blommers could not touch her head because of an injury suffered at birth. After surgery at Mayo, she is now happily dancing like her sister.
Posted on December 21st, 2012 by margieshepard
Ella’s medical condition requires the attention of numerous specialists at Mayo. But with their help, she is overcoming every challenge and thriving.
Posted on December 20th, 2012 by margieshepard
After fighting cancer for four years, Jackson Hoeger and his family finally feel like they’ve graduated from the school of hard knocks.
Posted on December 18th, 2012 by margieshepard
When a brain tumor unexpectedly appeared in 20-month-old Jayden Gonzalez, Mayo Clinic doctors responded quickly to remove the tumor and restore his health.
Posted on December 17th, 2012 by margieshepard
Ryan Chubbuck was born with an extremely narrow airway, a life-threatening condition. An innovative airway reconstruction procedure has left Ryan, and his parents, breathing easy.