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Stories from patients, family, friends and Mayo Clinic staff

Healthy Lifestyle Doesn’t Always Eliminate Risk of Heart Disease

Healthy Lifestyle Doesn’t Always Elimina [...]

Sometimes even doing everything right to live a healthy lifestyle isn’t enough to ward off a serious illness. Such was the case of 67-year-old Donald…
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Joyous Victory: Lung Cancer Survivor Finds Her Niche, Gives Back to Help Others

Joyous Victory: Lung Cancer Survivor Fin [...]

Written by Eunice Nishimura My journey started innocently enough as a neck strain I received while playing with my daughter’s golden retriever in October 2010.…
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A Healthy Assist for a Special Delivery

A Healthy Assist for a Special Delivery

JoAnna Goebel refused to let diabetes stop her from welcoming a healthy baby into the world When soon-to-be moms find out they are pregnant, many…
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Enjoying a 'New Normal' After Epilepsy Surgery

Enjoying a 'New Normal' After Epilepsy S [...]

A few years ago, Jessica Veach’s life was going according to plan. She’d started her career as an elementary school teacher — a dream she'd…
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My Story - Lorrie Schroder

I have been going to Mayo Clinic since 1985. When I was 6 years old, a doctor gave me an injection into left buttocks of Terramycin,…
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Knocking "Care Coordination" Out of the Park

Knocking "Care Coordination" Out of the [...]

Written by Barry M. Bloom When I arrived at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., that September day almost five years ago, my care for colon…
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Game On! … in Ruth's battle with depression

Game On! … in Ruth's battle with depress [...]

[caption id="attachment_17042" align="alignleft" width="760"] Ruth Tibesar with the physicians she calls her "two knights" who she says inspired her and helped her in her battle…
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Diet restrictions inspire new career

Diet restrictions inspire new career

Frances Shaw’s health and career mixed together in a muffin batter. With her perseverance and answers from Mayo Clinic, both her health and career as…
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Keeping a Positive Outlook Despite a Difficult Disease

Keeping a Positive Outlook Despite a Dif [...]

For her first 38 years, Jayne Bushman was a picture of health. But then one morning she woke up with an earache, something she says…
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