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June 26th, 2017

Florida Realtor’s Remarkable Recovery After Paralyzing Injury

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

A debilitating illness left Bonne Jones paralyzed from the waist down. Doctors were unsure if she would walk again. But expert surgery at Mayo Clinic, coupled with Bonne’s fierce determination, put her back in stride.

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Tags: acute respiratory distress syndrome, Dr. Ronald Reimer, Laminectomy, Meningitis, Sepsis


October 17th, 2011

Suzanne Vela: The Flu Shot Could Save Your Life

By Susana Shephard susanashephard

In mid-February, 2011, flu-like symptoms caused Suzanne Vela to leave work early to try to recover quickly from fatigue and a persistent cough. Several days of rest at home did not seem to improve her symptoms and Javier Vela, Suzanne’s husband, decided to take her to the Mayo Clinic Hospital Emergency department on February 14th. […]

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Tags: 5280, 5281, 5311, 5333, acute respiratory distress syndrome, ARDS, Arizona, flu shot, influenza, influenza shot, Mayo Clinic, Patient Story


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