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Harmonica Helps Pulmonary and Lung-Transplant Patients Breath Easier

After surviving two separate lung transplant procedures in 2005 and 2008, musician Larry Rawdon is sharing new ways of healing through music with other patients at Mayo Clinic in Florida. It was, after all, music that led him to Mayo Clinic and aided in his recovery after he was diagnosed [...]

Created by Lauren Venoy

Heart Valve Replacement Surgery

I went to Mayo Clinic for heart valve replacement surgery on October 13th, was released on the 18th, and can only say excellent things about the: Surgeon Dr. Hartzell Schaff and his staff. The surgery and recovery went smoothly, I believe, due to Dr. Schaff's experience and expertise in the [...]

Created by makalajohnson

What I Learned at Mayo Clinic Was Shocking

I am not a Mayo Clinic employee, and I've never been a Mayo Clinic patient. But I am a heart attack survivor who last October travelled from the West Coast of Canada to Rochester to attend the annual WomenHeart Science and Leadership Symposium for Women With Heart Disease at Mayo [...]

Created by Admin

Cindy’s Story: Finding Answers at Mayo After Nearly a Decade of Health Issues

After spending most of the last decade in and out of physicians’ offices looking for solutions to her medical problems, Cindy Hansen turned to the Mayo Clinic for answers. She was very tired and very ill, but her symptoms weren’t related to any specific illness. Cindy was told that she [...]

Created by Karl Oestreich