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Christina reflects on finding strength to face her health struggles

  Listening to patients is what medical teams at Mayo Clinic do each day. To honor Mayo's 150th Anniversary, StoryCorps was asked to listen to and record several patient stories. Christina speaks about the health struggles leading up to her lupus diagnosis. She tells her mother Dana and StoryCorps producer Christina Staunton that [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Tara tells StoryCorps about surviving her heart and double lung transplant

Listening to patients is what medical teams at Mayo Clinic do each day. To honor Mayo's 150th Anniversary, StoryCorps was asked to listen to and record several patient stories. Tara Klein tells StoryCorps facilitator Christina Stanton about her heart and double lung transplant at Mayo Clinic. She was diagnosed at age 17 and [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Christmas Eve Discovery 100 Years Ago is Still Helping Millions

Some medical discoveries truly stand the test of time. The case of a dedicated Mayo Clinic chemist is a prime example. Feeling he was on the verge of a breakthrough that could help countless people, Edward Kendall spent Christmas Eve 1914 locked away in his lab. What he accomplished by [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

100th Anniversary of the ECG at Mayo Clinic

It’s a classic image for heart health, the zigzag lines of an ECG, or electrocardiogram. Even though Mayo Clinic conducts hundreds of thousands of ECGs each year, it is a test that’s never taken for granted. And, would you believe, the ECG is celebrating its 100th birthday at Mayo Clinic [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Miracles in Iowa

It took the 911 dispatcher a moment to realize the brother and sister injured in the accident were not in the same car … they had crashed into each other. One was leaving the farm and the other was coming home. Their mom says their survival was nothing short of [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

After Her Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Nara Says Thank You to Dr. Sandhya Pruthi

Listening to patients is what medical teams at Mayo Clinic do each day. To honor Mayo's 150th Anniversary, StoryCorps was asked to listen to and record several patient stories. Each Friday, until the end of 2014, a new story will be posted on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Nara is interviewed by her Mayo [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Randy Talks With His Wife Crystal About His Near Death Experience

Listening to patients is what medical teams at Mayo Clinic do each day. To honor Mayo's 150th Anniversary, StoryCorps was asked to listen to and record several patient stories. Each Friday for the next ten weeks, a new story will be posted on the Mayo Clinic News Network. Randy Setzer experienced multiple blood [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Bernita and Matt Talk About Real Life Changes

Listening to patients is what medical teams at Mayo Clinic do each day. To honor Mayo's 150th Anniversary, StoryCorps was asked to listen to and record several patient stories. Each Friday, until the end of 2014, a new story will be posted on the Mayo Clinic News Network.  Bernita fought drug addiction, diabetes [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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