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Gregg Bohlig

New heart, new start for Gregg Bohlig

Gregg's life has been full of heart-pounding moments, including a big shock when he learned that not only did he have a rare disease, but that he would need a heart transplant.

January 11, 2022
Levi Dahling

Don't delay getting your child vaccinated for COVID-19

With the emergence of the delta and omicron variants, it's more important than ever to protect children with a vaccine. Read about one family's decision to have their son vaccinated, and learn how to schedule your child's appointment.

December 28, 2021
Jennie Spencer

Cancer survivor walks on sunny side of street

Jennie Spencer makes good use of her time while receiving treatments for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Watch a video as she returned for treatment with a surprise for her care team.

December 22, 2021
Ashley Evenson

Hospice care makes difference for family affected by lifelong illness

The care provided through hospice made a difference for Ashley Evenson and her family during Ashley’s lifelong illness. Ashley’s mom shares why an early referral to hospice can help everyone involved.

December 7, 2021
Steve Knutson

New lease on life starts with bilateral hip replacement

After surviving an extraordinary health crisis, Steve Knutson had bilateral hip replacement to reduce pain and increase mobility. Now he's back to doing what he loves.

November 17, 2021
Brad Wendland

Sudden cardiac arrest sidelines coach during game

When football coach Brad Wendland collapsed on the sidelines, Mayo Clinic Health System staff jumped into action. Learn how their quick response saved his life.

November 4, 2021
Ellen Mihm

Online scheduling saves time for busy grandmother

Ellen Mihm knows what brings her joy: travel and spending time with her grandkids — and not waiting on hold to schedule appointments. That's why she likes the easy online scheduling options with Patient Online Services.

November 4, 2021
Dan O

Getting to the heart of it: Irregular patterns alert to alarming condition

Dan O'Bryan didn't think his mild symptoms were anything to worry about. The Mayo Clinic team remotely monitoring his heart saw something different and urgent.

October 13, 2021
Wojtkiewicz

Upper airway stimulation therapy restores couple's restful nights

Jerry Wojtkiewicz woke up many mornings more tired than when he went to bed because of sleep apnea. Now, he's sleeping well and waking refreshed thanks to upper airway stimulation therapy.

October 11, 2021
Veldhuizens

Quick, easy online scheduling for COVID-19 test offers reassurance to traveling family

When Mark Veldhuizen started showing COVID-19 symptoms while traveling with his family, as someone with cancer, he knew he needed to be seen quickly. Through online scheduling, he got an appointment the next morning.

October 6, 2021
Janzen

A mother's heart: Teamwork saves new mom, son

Julie Janzen's uneventful pregnancy took a dramatic turn at 39 weeks when she was diagnosed with a life-threatening aortic dissection. Her care team quickly convened to develop a plan to save Julie and her baby.

September 22, 2021
Pat Druckenmiller

Surgery to correct scoliosis helps Pat Druckenmiller move again

After avoiding surgery for 24 years, pain from arthritis and scoliosis made it difficult for Pat to walk. Learn how neurosurgery stabilized her spine and eliminated the pain.

August 25, 2021