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WW II Skier Battles Heart Disease (pkg)

He's a veteran of the WW II 10th Mountain Division and survived intense fighting during his tour of duty in that war. But decades later George Nelson faced another battle. This time a serious heart problem took him to Mayo Clinic for a highly specialized operation.   [TRT 3:25] Journalists: The full package [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Launches National Mobile Exhibit Tour to Honor 150 Years, Look to the Future

ROCHESTER, Minn. — To honor 150 years of serving humanity, Mayo Clinic is taking its story to the public in a free exhibit destined for stops in more than 40 communities throughout the U.S. and Canada from April through October 2014. This high-impact, 1,000-square-foot exhibition on wheels will bring [...]

Created by Rebecca Eisenman

Growing Up Mayo

This story originally appeared on the In the Loop blog. Now and then, you hear about a conversation you wish you could have been in on. Or at least have been eavesdropping on from a nearby table at the coffee shop. That's the feeling you get when reading Rochester historian Harley Flathers' account of [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Cancer, Choline C 11 and the Representative (pkg)

Just when you think you have it beat, one of the sneaky things about cancer is the way it can reappear, undetected in a few isolated cells. Alaska State Senator Mike Hawker had that concern after his first life or death battle with prostate cancer. Then in late 2012, Mayo Clinic became [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Drummer Beating Heart Disease (pkg)

All Justin ever wanted to do was play drums in a rock and roll band, but a serious heart problem, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, silenced his music. With doubts about living to see his 24th birthday, he went to Mayo Clinic to find help and hope.  [TRT 3:30] Journalists: The full package, animation and additional b-roll [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

LIVE from Mayo Clinic, tpt’s Almanac!

Almanac will broadcast live from Mayo Clinic on March 21 at 7 p.m. CDT ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 20, 2014 — Twin Cities Public Television’s (tpt) acclaimed weekly public affairs show, Almanac, joins Mayo Clinic in marking its 150th anniversary when Cathy Wurzer and Eric Eskola host a live broadcast [...]

Created by Ginger Plumbo

Live Long, Beat Strong to Find a Cure (pkg)

At age 14, life's all about school, sports and hanging out with friends. But for the teen you're about to meet, it's also about enduring open heart surgery.  Jack Long faced a major operation, but instead of fearing what might happen, he focused on helping other people. [TRT 3:06] Journalists: The full [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Reports Strong Performance in 2013, Reaching More Than 63 Million People

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 26, 2014 — As Mayo Clinic recognizes its Sesquicentennial year, the not-for-profit organization reached a record 63 million people in 2013. The strong performance was bolstered by successful implementation of new care delivery models — such as the Mayo Clinic Care Network — that provide knowledge to [...]

Created by Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic celebra su sesquicentenario en 2014

Los doctores Mayo fueron los primeros en crear un ícono y modelo médico mundial para la atención de la salud en el futuro ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 24 de enero de 2014 — El día 27 de enero de 1864, el Dr. William Worrall Mayo, nacido en Inglaterra, informó al público sobre [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

Mayo Clinic Commemorates 150th Anniversary in 2014

Pioneering Mayo doctors created global medical icon and model for future of health care

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jan. 24, 2014 — On Jan. 27, 1864, English-born Dr. William Worrall Mayo first notified the public about his medical practice in Rochester, Minn., planting the seeds of what would eventually become [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

Mayo Clinic Celebrates Heritage Days, Sept. 30–Oct. 4

ROCHESTER, Minn.  — Sept. 24, 2013  — Heritage Days, a tradition for many years, celebrates the history, culture and values of Mayo Clinic. The events held across the Mayo Clinic campuses in Rochester, Florida, Arizona and the Mayo Clinic Health System recognize and thank all of the dedicated employees and volunteers who provide [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

A Proud Past ... an Exciting Future of Hope and Healing

This year, Mayo Clinic Heritage Days kicks off Mayo's sesquicentennial recognition, marking 150 years of the Mayo medical practice. In 1864, William Worrall Mayo, M.D., opened a solo practice in Rochester. Upon their graduations from medical school in the 1880s, his sons, William Mayo, M.D., and Charles Mayo, M.D., joined the practice. In time, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks