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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


November 16th, 2011

Chris Norton wins Courage in Sports Award!

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

The below excerpts come from a USA Today article: Chris Norton, a sophomore football player at Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) who suffered a catrostrophic injury in a game last year, received the 2011 CBS America’s Choice Honor for “Courage in Sports” Sunday. After suffering the injury, Norton was taken to the Mayo Clinic, where he […]

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Tags: Award, Chris Norton, Courage in Sports, Football, hope, Luther College, Mayo Clinic, Spinal Cord, Sports Illustrated, Terry Norton, therapy, USA Today


May 26th, 2010

Austin Medical Center Receives Best Hospital Workplace Award

By Randy Schwarz randyschwarz

Austin Medical Center (AMC) has been named the 2010 Best Hospital Workplace — small hospital category — by the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA). The honor was presented to AMC staff and leaders on Friday, May 14 at the MHA annual awards ceremony in Minneapolis. AMC was one organization out of 18 individual and groups who […]

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Tags: Austin Medical Center, Award, Best Hospitals, Mayo Health System


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