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Mickala the miracle: A survivor and an inspiration

“We knew if she made it to Mayo Clinic, she would make it,” says Judy Morinville of the September day Mayo MedAir airlifted her teenage daughter to Mayo Clinic. Mickala Morinville did make it, and her journey serves as a reminder of the miracles that can happen when you combine [...]

Created by makalajohnson

"Flying ICU" helps Tanya Ginther recover from heart failure

Tanya Ginther and her husband, Mike, had their second child on Oct. 2, 2007. Three days later their new son, Blaine, joined his 3-year-old sister Clara back at their home in rural Hanover, N.D. "Everything seemed pretty normal following the pregnancy," says Mike. "She had a couple episodes when she [...]

Created by Margaret Shepard

A Day in the Life of a Mayo Flight Nurse

Whether it be flying to the scene of a car accident or transporting a critically ill patient to a specialty hospital by helicopter or fixed-wing aircraft, the flight nursing specialty requires an experienced and skilled professional to make split-second decisions during intense situations. A day in the life of a [...]

Created by Jenny LaMaster

Tanya's Heart

Update 1/26/09: ABC's World News Tonight ran a story on Jan. 24 featuring Tanya. You can view and read it here. KSTP-TV (Minneapolis) and its sister station, KAAL (Austin-Rochester) carried a story yesterday about a woman from North Dakota who was flown by Mayo MedAir to Rochester for care at [...]

Created by Lee Aase