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July 3, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Military Man Celebrates Independence…from Stroke

By Cynthia Nelson Weiss Cynthia Nelson Weiss (@cynthia nelson)

At 23, Sean Bretz was the picture of health. As a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, you’d expect nothing less. But then last June 5, the machinery technician woke up with what he described as “an excruciating headache.” Attributing it to a  late night out with friends, Bretz didn’t think much of […]

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November 11, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Healing A WWII Veteran’s 66-Year-Old Injury

By jasonpratt jasonpratt (@jasonpratt)

Mayo Clinic began because of a military connection and our commitment to servicemen and women has never faltered. As we celebrate Veteran’s Day this year, we salute the many Mayo Clinic staff members and patients who are veterans, helping to protect our freedoms. It is in their honor that we share this story about a […]

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