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#TheDonna Series: 4 Divas and a Dude

The sixth annual 26.2 with Donna: The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer is less than two days away and many of the 10,000-plus participants are anything but seasoned athletes. Take Karol Rajos, a Mayo Clinic employee, who wanted to find a way to honor her Aunt Esther, a breast [...]

Created by Jason Pratt

#TheDonna Series: For Mothers and Others

While one would expect members of Mayo Clinic’s department of neurology to support community events, you’d probably assume it would be related to things like Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s or Lou Gerhig’s disease (also known as ALS). But breast cancer? Indeed. It seems as if everyone knows someone who is affected [...]

Created by Jason Pratt

#TheDonna Series: A Certified Cheerer and First Aid Captain

Thousands are preparing to lace up their sneakers for the sixth annual 26.2 with Donna: The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer on Sunday, Feb. 17, and in doing so, supporting ongoing research at Mayo Clinic related to breast cancer. But it takes a lot of people to ensure the [...]

Created by Jason Pratt

#TheDonna Series: Running for Aunt Donna

Thousands are preparing to lace up their sneakers for the sixth annual 26.2 with Donna: The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer on Sunday, February 17, 2013, and in doing so, supporting ongoing research (PDF) at Mayo Clinic related to breast cancer. Ashley Crofton is one of them. Although she works [...]

Created by Jason Pratt

Ponte Vedra Women’s Golf Association’s Pink Ribbon Golf Classic

Jacksonville and Robin Wahby were both much different 20 years ago, when Mrs. Wahby arrived in Florida. The city had no professional football team and all the prominence and economic development that come with that. And Mrs. Wahby -- then Robin Griswold -- was at a different stage in life, [...]

Created by CSMMayo

Running the 34th Marine Corps Marathon

"Running has given me the courage to start, the determination to keep trying, and the childlike spirit to have fun along the way." -- Julie Isphording, a member of the first women's marathon team in the 1984 Olympics. Dear Family and Friend Donors, I have good news to report -- [...]

Created by CSMMayo

Powerful voices: Women's heart disease survivors

Participants at the 8th annual Science & Leadership Symposium -- a joint effort by Mayo Clinic's Women's Heart Clinic and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease -- gained insight into their disease Oct. 10 through 14 in Rochester, Minn. They also met and networked with their new heart [...]

Created by Traci Klein

Destination: Rochester, Minnesota

As a patient, visitor or student at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., I invite you to experience and explore our city. It’s a great place. And, yes, I have to admit I am a little biased since I live and work here. Let me tell you about the Rochester I [...]

Created by Barbara Sorensen

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