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March 6th, 2014

Game On! … in Ruth’s battle with depression

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

For many years, those lucky enough to share a work space with Ruth Tibesar, a lab technician at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, had come to expect to hear at least one thing when they came to work every day: Laughter. Because that’s just the kind of person Ruth Tibesar is — she enjoys making those […]

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Tags: Depression, Dr. Kyle Cedermark, Dr. Robert Morgan III, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Mood Disorders Unit, Patient Stories, Psychiatry and Psychology


May 2nd, 2011

A Marathon of Another Kind: Kidney Dialysis for 13 Months

By Lynn Closway lynn closway

It was the summer of 2008, and Nichole Rushton was primed and ready to run 26.2 miles – a marathon – something she had accomplished with relative ease twice before. At age 28, she well could have invented the concept of “multitasking,” keeping physically active, raising two kids and being a devoted wife to her husband, […]

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Tags: 3786, 5291, 5324, 5333, acute kidney failure, Arizona, blood clot, Depression, dialysis, diary, Heart & Heart Surgery, Kidney Exchange Program


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