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August 12, 2016

Life Beyond A Heart Transplant is Vibrant and Full for Elmo Aquino

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Fifteen years ago, Elmo Aquino, a resident of Orange Park, Florida, was an avid runner. He’d competed in Jacksonville’s Gate River Run, an annual 15-kilometer running event, several times. But one morning in the summer of 2001, his active lifestyle came to an abrupt end when suddenly, while on a treadmill, he found he couldn’t […]

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Tags: Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Dr. Daniel Yip, Dr. Jeffrey Hosenpud, Left Ventricular Assist Device, Mayo Clinic in Florida, MayoClinicFL, transient ischemic attack


May 2, 2014

#StrokeMonth: TIAs – The Warnings Most Ignore

By Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss

Many people experience a warning prior to a stroke. But often it goes unnoticed, especially when you’re young and otherwise healthy, like Lorena Rivera, 44. A nurse educator at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus, Rivera was the picture of good health. She didn’t drink or smoke, had good blood pressure, and ate a healthful diet. She […]

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Tags: American Stroke Association, David Miller, Kevin Barrett, Lorena Rivera, MayoClinicFL, power to end stroke, stroke, strokemonth, TIA, transient ischemic attack


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