February 22, 2019 · Leave a Comment
With a deviated septum that blocked her nasal airway, Mistie Melver couldn’t breathe through her nose, and she rarely got a good night’s sleep. That changed when, after two failed surgeries, she turned to Mayo Clinic. At Mayo, Mistie found a care team committed to ensuring her nasal obstruction repair was a success.
January 31, 2019 · Leave a Comment
Affected by hearing loss for years, Jerry and Madalaine McDaniel created a world for themselves that revolved around their quiet home environment. But when the couple was offered a chance to escape the silence, they leaped at the possibility of a return to sound.
July 26, 2018 · Leave a Comment
Time and again, 5-year-old Aaliya Lopez has pulled through life-threatening medical crises, and thanks to ongoing medical support, the future she faces now is as wide open as her smile.
June 20, 2018 · Leave a Comment
Suffering from severe hearing loss and struggling to find answers, Dianne Lee Needham turned to Mayo Clinic’s Cochlear Implant Program. Here she shares in her own words how the care she received has dramatically improved her quality of life.
May 23, 2018 · Leave a Comment
When Melissa Webb had an unusual cyst in her throat surgically removed at the age of 6, she had no idea how much the experience would shape the years to come.
May 21, 2018 · Leave a Comment
When a Mayo Clinic surgical team learned that a child tethered to life support in a foreign country would die in a matter of days without their help, they quickly planned a multifaceted intervention.
May 11, 2018 · Leave a Comment
When faced with an alarming diagnosis of tongue cancer that threatened not only her health but also her livelihood, Paulette Walz looked to Mayo Clinic and found the expert care she needed.
April 12, 2018 · Leave a Comment
Jeff Krajacic was shocked to learn that a rare form of bone cancer was to blame for changes in his voice. He was even more stunned when he found out that the malignancy, and the problems it caused, could be treated using a piece of his ear.
January 31, 2018 · Leave a Comment
In their quest for clear answers and an accurate diagnosis, an Illinois couple received prompt attention and compassionate care at Mayo Clinic.