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July 16, 2021 · Leave a Comment

Caring COVID-line Nurse changed everything!

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Written by Susan Fox I’m a 68-year-old woman in Wisconsin and have been a patient with Mayo Clinic for many years. Despite extreme caution, my husband and I both contracted COVID-19 last November. We both recovered slowly, and when our opportunity to get the vaccine came up, we enthusiastically participated. I continued to have limited […]

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Tags: Carol Burgmeier, COVID-19, Kimberly Ewing, Lyme Disease, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Patient Stories, Susan Fox


July 5, 2021 · Leave a Comment

‘Every day you don’t lose, you are winning’

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Jennifer Summers, 35, is an optimistic, articulate woman. She enjoys crafting, spending time with her close-knit family, and leading small groups and organizing volunteers at her church. And she is excited that she can carry a 32-ounce water bottle. This may not feel like an important feat to some people, but it’s momentous for Jennifer […]

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Tags: Dr. Daniel Anderson, Jennifer Summers, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Spinal muscular atrophy


November 3, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Why James Benjamin is grateful for popcorn, video connections, robotic surgery and Dr. Pate

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James Benjamin has found a reason to be grateful in each step of his unexpected path to Mayo Clinic and a better option to recover from surgery for kidney cancer. After talking with James Benjamin, you learn that he is a very grateful man. First off, James, of Lino Lakes, Minnesota, is grateful for popcorn. […]

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Tags: Center for Connected Care, Dr. Scott Pate, Dr. Steve Ommen, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Robotic Surgery


January 3, 2020 · Leave a Comment

A Welcome Dose of Furry Comfort

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With her warm brown eyes, big floppy ears and calming presence, Luna, a trained facility dog, spends her days bringing cheer to Mayo patients.

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Tags: Lisa Morgan, Luna, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Pet therapy


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