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Beating Ovarian Cancer Twice

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 20,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year. Most of them are over the age of 60, but the woman you’re about to meet was diagnosed the first time in her 30s ... and has beat the disease twice. [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Caroline's Courage After Stroke

Who do you picture when you think of a stroke victim? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention most people who have strokes are over the age of 64. But a little girl named Caroline knows all too well they can strike at any age. She was just [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

External Drive: Charles' Artificial Heart

In the world of medicine, miracles happen every day. People overcome serious illnesses that not long ago were considered incurable and untreatable. Charles Okeke [oh-KAY’-kay] is a good example of this. After his own heart failed, he became one of the first patients to have an artificial heart implanted at [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Gastric Bypass Surgery: One Patient’s Journey

The first bariatric surgery was performed 60 years ago. Mayo Clinic studies have shown it’s not only the most effective way to lose large amounts weight, but also one of the most effective solutions for obese people with type 2 diabetes. Beyond the operating room, however, it requires a total [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Mayo Clinic Summer Camp Fights Obesity

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OHxkwhnuY4 Kids' summer camp season may be winding down but, for one special group of campers, this may be just the beginning. Camp Wabi is a place where children learn to escape what could otherwise be a lifelong cycle of obesity. Here’s Dennis Douda for the Mayo Clinic News Network. [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Two of a Kind: Abby and Belle

Formerly conjoined twins, Abby and Belle were separated after a daylong operation in May 2006. All these years later the family reflects on that deep moment of trust in the Mayo Clinic team. [TRT 4:14] Journalists: The full package is available in the downloads. Click here for transcript. This is a [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

BACK-TO-SCHOOL: Deciding to Stay in Sports Activities

Obesity issues are facing our society and just when young people should be encouraged to stay active, there's some concern they're dropping out of sports. Speculation is that some kids quit because there’s too much emphasis on winning or they’re simply burning out early because of overall pressures. Vivien Williams speaks with Mayo [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

BACK-TO-SCHOOL: Anxiety Going to a New School

It's back-to-school time and while some children might look forward to returning to the classroom with friends, others can feel anxious. A little anxiety is normal, but sometimes worries might get out of control. That can be especially true for kids who are starting a new school. Mayo Clinic Children's Center psychiatrist Stephen Whiteside, Ph.D. has [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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