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March 9, 2012

When Medication is No Longer Effective for Atrial Fibrillation

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Ron Boyle has had atrial fibrillation for twelve years.  He recalls, “When I was in a-fib most of the time, getting upstairs was a problem.  Just doing daily routine was a problem.  Get up in the morning and being totally fatigued and that’s the way the day would start.”  His previous medications were no longer […]

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Tags: 4264, 5252, 5335, A-Fib, Atrial Fibrillation, catheter, experience, heart palpitations, irregular heartbeat, patient, Pulmonary Vein Ablation, Pulmonary Vein Isolation



June 17, 2011

Finding Answers for Faith

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

California-native Faith Glass began showing signs of illness at age 2. When local doctors were unable to diagnose her, Faith’s parents, Julie and Bart, turned to Mayo Clinic for answers. In this video, Julie and Faith share their experience. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCfR6iDogbs Related Diseases Cancer Related Departments Oncology in Minnesota Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

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Tags: 1136, 5279, 5304, 5306, 5335, autoimmune neutropenia, Carola Arndt, Faith Glass, Julie Glass, patient


May 19, 2011

“Quintessential Medical Experience of my Life”

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Rev. Walter and his daughter, Kimberly, express the profound impressions they have of Mayo Clinic after experiencing it for one week. Their genuine words are truly remarkable.

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Tags: 5335, experience, Kimberly, Mayo Clinic, medical, patient, Quintessential, Rev. Walter


January 24, 2011

Mayo and the Telephone

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Mayo has been committed to using the latest communication technology in service to patients since the earliest days of practice. According to family tradition, young Charlie Mayo – 14 years old at the time – set up the first telephone link in Rochester in 1879. It connected his father’s downtown office with the Mayo family’s farm […]

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Tags: brothers, Charlie, family, Mayo Clinic, patient, technology, telephone, Tweet, Twitter, Will


November 17, 2009

Patients’ Library

By Debbie Fuehrer Debbie Fuehrer

Diversity is a key point in our libraries, and I feel so lucky that this strength is emphasized by management and coworkers. I oversee the daily operations of Rochester Methodist Hospital’s Patients’ Library where I serve a wide range of patrons from many states, countries, religions, beliefs, backgrounds and cultures. I am also encouraged to […]

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Tags: library, patient, patient library, Rochester Methodist Hospital


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