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September 1st, 2017

From History Teacher to Heart Health Advocate

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

As a 37-year-old with no major medical problems, Collin Markum was shocked to learn he had a rare cardiac condition. Now after successful surgery and rehabilitation, Collin is working to help fund research and promote heart health.

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Tags: Cardiac Rehabilitation, cardiothoracic surgery, Cardiovascular Medicine, Dr. Erol Belli, Dr. Norm Patton, Dr. Richard Agnew, heart failure


February 15th, 2017

Local Politician Doesn’t Skip a Beat With Mechanical Heart Pump

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

While Walter “Junior” Boatright was running for a second term as Nassau county commissioner in northeast Florida in November 2012, he started to feel winded. At first, he chalked it up to getting older and just not having the same energy he used to, while campaigning 15 hours a day. But after the campaign was […]

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Tags: Cardiac Rehabilitation, Dr. Daniel Yip, Dr. Jeffrey Hosenpud, Dr. Kevin Landolfo, heart failure, Heart Failure Clinic, Left Ventricular Assist Device, LVAD


July 2nd, 2015

Cardiac Rehabilitation Helps Ardis Kyker Improve Her Health, Lose Weight and Avoid Surgery

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Back in 2014, Ardis Kyker was at home going about her daily routine when she experienced tightening in her chest. The pain went away as soon as she sat down to rest, so she proceeded with her day. Later, while pushing a cart at a grocery store, the pain returned with more intensity. So Ardis checked […]

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Tags: Cardiac Rehabilitation, Coronary Artery Disease, Mayo Clinic Health System, Red Wing


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