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July 23, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Overcoming Epilepsy

By SMHNadmin SMHNadmin (@mayoclinic)

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 · Leave a Comment

David Hawley: Overcoming Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

By Susana Shephard Susana Shephard (@susanashephard)

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 · Leave a Comment

Sharing nursing knowledge

By Jenny LaMaster Jenny LaMaster (@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 · Leave a Comment

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

By Barbara Sorensen Barbara Sorensen (@barb 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 · Leave a Comment

Prevention is the Best Medicine

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

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 · Leave a Comment

Destination: Rochester, Minnesota

By Barbara Sorensen Barbara Sorensen (@barb 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 · Leave a Comment

My Mayo Clinic Journey

By Bethany Krom 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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