Many mornings, Jerry Wojtkiewicz woke up more tired than when he went to bed. So did his wife, Sally Wojtkiewicz. Jerry was diagnosed with obstructive [...]
The changes were subtle at first. "Almost unnoticeable," says Lisa Miller, remembering the symptoms that seemed to appear suddenly in 2017.
At a holiday celebration, the [...]
There are times when the hustle and bustle in the Nathan Landow Atrium of the Gonda Building at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, comes to [...]
"I’m Maria Coffaro, I’m 28, live in Colorado, and spend my time traveling, trying new restaurants, and doing anything and everything outdoors. At 27, I [...]
When you meet Jennie Spencer, be prepared to chat, answer questions about yourself and your family, and make a new friend.
By any measure, the 66-year-old [...]
For Kelly McDonell, the pain began in January 2020. The 49-year-old teacher and mother of two, knew something was amiss.
A scan identified several lesions on [...]
When Lisa Ayer was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015, little did she expect that a tiny, yellow candy would be the catalyst to give [...]
Robert Kass is a self-proclaimed adrenaline junkie. The 69-year-old is an avid rock climber, SCUBA diver and four-decade veteran softball player who once spent weeks [...]
For many patients seeking kidney transplant, obesity is a barrier. Body mass index (BMI) is a traditional criterion for transplant, and a large portion of [...]
As a chef, Melvin Austin was used to working odd hours. Soda, sweet tea, and chocolate cake kept him awake during graveyard shifts, along with [...]
At 34, Steven Graham has already beaten the odds. Born with a heart defect, doctors predicted that he would not live past 30.
But over the [...]
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