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July 23, 2013

Overcoming Epilepsy

By SMHNadmin SMHNadmin

My name is Rachel Skaug, formerly Rachel Kaalberg, and I used to have epileptic seizures as a child.┬áMy seizures started at four months old, which was in 1988, and lasted until I was 10 years old, in 1998. I am from Madison, Wis. Much of my testing happened at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. I […]

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Tags: 2859, 5292, 5294, 5335, EEG, Epilepsy, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Rachel Skaug, recovery, Rochester, seizures, Surgery


January 19, 2011

“New Year, New Skin, New Leg”

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

When Brenda M. woke up with flu-like symptoms in August 2007, she had no idea just how grave her condition was. Later in the day she noticed discoloration and severe pain in her right leg. By that afternoon, Brenda entered the emergency room where her health continued to decline. Doctors at Mayo Clinic worked incessantly […]

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Tags: amputation, Amputee, Blood, Brenda, infection, leg, Mayo Clinic, new, recovery, skin, year


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