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A hospital stay can cause feelings of worry and stress. Hospitalists care only for hospitalized patients, providing consistency and communication with their primary care provider.
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Certified nurse-midwives care for women during pregnancy and beyond. One certified nurse-midwife describes the special connection she forms with an expectant mother welcoming a new baby to the family.
Mayo Clinic researchers confirms the critical role of masks and physical distance in helping stop the spread of COVID-19.
My heart was touched after reaping the benefits of the hospice program when my husband was dying from cancer 14 years ago. I never forgot what a volunteer being there for us meant to my family and me. I knew that someday I wanted to be involved in the program.
My name is Nancy Nix. I am a 70-year-old retired grandmother of 10 grandchildren. I decided to give back by becoming a volunteer in 2014 after my husband of 32 years needed surgery and received such great care.
My dog, Bernie, and I volunteer together on the Paws Force team using animal-assisted therapy for patients in need of comfort or a smile
Although many factors have played a role in defining the current state of health care, we need to begin focusing on a deeper, more fundamental view of health care.
Cindi Thurston, hospice volunteer, is part of the pet therapy team at Mayo Clinic Health System. She and her partner, Watson, travel to homes and nursing facilities in the Chippewa Valley visiting with hospice patients. Read her story...
For one family in northwestern Wisconsin, care for the patient goes back three generations. The story comes full circle, as it starts and continues at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.
Retired nurse Elaine Stewart recalls Operation Room 10 and Dr. "Chuck".
As graduation approaches, talk with your kids about their hopes and dreams, and remind them of their responsibility when it comes to alcohol.