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Hope for 'Happy, Healthy Life' Thanks to Answers for 'Never Seen Before' Problems

Hope for 'Happy, Healthy Life' Thanks to [...]

Written by Bethany Henthorn Our daughter, Mallory, was born with several congenital defects known cloacal exstrophy (OEIS – omphalocele, bladder exstrophy, imperforate anus and spinal…
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Employee, Caregiver, Patient: Many Hats for Andrea Liptac

Employee, Caregiver, Patient: Many Hats [...]

Andrea Liptac describes her journey to Mayo Clinic as a "winding road." She first learned about Mayo in the early 1990s, when she was living…
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The Flu, a Grocery Store Clinic and a Mayo Clinic Nurse May Have Saved My Life

The Flu, a Grocery Store Clinic and a Ma [...]

My head pounded incessantly. With every sip of water, I felt like I was swallowing razor blades. I coughed and wheezed so hard that my…
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New Kidney From Sister Gives Hurdler a Chance at 2016 Olympics

New Kidney From Sister Gives Hurdler a C [...]

Heads turned when Aries Merritt walked into the lobby at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix at 5 a.m. on Sept. 1, with family and TV…
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Not Ready to Slow Down

Not Ready to Slow Down

A second opinion at Mayo Clinic helped Harold Magy return to the active schedule he loves For years, Harold Magy was familiar with the inner…
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Mystery Solved – Diagnosis Moves Patient from Frustration to Peace of Mind and a Plan

Mystery Solved – Diagnosis Moves Patient [...]

I want to share my story to possibly help another person and to hopefully help others who are still facing their own health unknowns. I…
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Nicole’s Journey From Nurse to Transplant Patient and Back

Nicole’s Journey From Nurse to Transplan [...]

When Nicole Jahns was just five months old, her parents – and her doctors – knew something was wrong. She wasn't gaining weight like a…
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Second Opinion Leads to a Second Chance at Sight

Second Opinion Leads to a Second Chance [...]

Audrey Dean has been a lifelong advocate for social justice. After a notable career in social work, she earned a law degree and became senior…
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Untangling a complex medical challenge

Untangling a complex medical challenge

Amy Supergan has battled a host of difficult and painful disorders. Now she's found a way back to enjoying her life and her family. In…
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Healthy Lifestyle Doesn’t Always Eliminate Risk of Heart Disease

Healthy Lifestyle Doesn’t Always Elimina [...]

Sometimes even doing everything right to live a healthy lifestyle isn’t enough to ward off a serious illness. Such was the case of 67-year-old Donald…
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Joyous Victory: Lung Cancer Survivor Finds Her Niche, Gives Back to Help Others

Joyous Victory: Lung Cancer Survivor Fin [...]

Written by Eunice Nishimura My journey started innocently enough as a neck strain I received while playing with my daughter’s golden retriever in October 2010.…
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A Healthy Assist for a Special Delivery

A Healthy Assist for a Special Delivery

JoAnna Goebel refused to let diabetes stop her from welcoming a healthy baby into the world When soon-to-be moms find out they are pregnant, many…
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