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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. My 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


September 1, 2011

David Hawley: Overcoming Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

By Susana Shephard Susana Shephard

What began as an isolated episode of shortness of breath and developed into symptoms of increasing fatigue in 2008, turned into an unexpected and serious medical condition for David Hawley, a retired hotel executive in Phoenix, Arizona. David Hawley received the diagnosis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a genetic predisposition to abnormal thickening of the heart […]

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Tags: 3999, 4260, 5252, 5253, 5333, 5334, Arizona, David Holmes, Hartzell Schaff, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Mayo Clinic, myectomy


August 11, 2010

Sharing nursing knowledge

By Jenny LaMaster Jenny LaMaster

Nurse publishing can significantly impact the quality of life for a patient. As registered nurses, we coordinate the care of our patients every day; however, we also impact patient care through collegial information sharing. The article, “Carnitine Deficiency: Implications for OR Nurses,” is one such example of how registered nurses’ scholarly activities and contributions to the nursing […]

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Tags: Employee Stories, Mayo Clinic, Nurses, nursing, Perianesthesia Nursing, Perioperative Nursing, Research, Rochester, surgical services


August 10, 2010

Hearing Bells at Mayo Clinic in Rochester? It’s the Carillon!

By Barbara Sorensen Barbara Sorensen

Annenberg Plaza in Rochester, Minn., is a beautiful spot on the downtown Mayo Clinic campus. In the summer when the flowers are in bloom, it can be a relaxing place to spend time between appointments or to eat lunch. It is also a great place to hear the bell music of the Mayo Clinic carillon. […]

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Tags: annenberg plaza, carillon, Employee Stories, music, Rochester


March 23, 2010

Prevention is the Best Medicine

By Lee Aase Lee Aase

While you are at Mayo Clinic, whether you are accompanying a family member or friend, consider updating important preventive care services that can help preserve your health. The Preventive Services Clinic is a care option available at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Patients who do not have a primary care provider at Mayo Clinic, and guests […]

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Tags: Mayo Clinic, Prevention, Preventive Services, Rochester


September 1, 2009

Destination: Rochester, Minnesota

By Barbara Sorensen Barbara Sorensen

As a patient, visitor or student at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., I invite you to experience and explore our city. It’s a great place. And, yes, I have to admit I am a little biased since I live and work here. Let me tell you about the Rochester I know and enjoy. With a […]

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Tags: activities, destination, Events, Rochester, what to do


February 12, 2009

My Mayo Clinic Journey

By Bethany Krom Bethany Krom

I, like many on the Mayo team, came to the Mayo Clinic through unexpected circumstances and/or stayed much longer than I expected. I love to tell stories, so here is my Mayo Clinic journey. While I was finishing my undergraduate degree, my parents moved to Spring Valley, Minn. – 26 miles southeast of Rochester. I […]

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Tags: Arizona, employee, Mayo, Mayo Clinic, Rochester


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