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A blanket is just a piece of cloth stitched together, but it can be so much more. Especially when it is given to provide comfort during a difficult time. That's something young Andrew knows well.
A busy, otherwise healthy young man, J.P. Nunez also happens to be the youngest patient requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support for COVID-19 at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Here's his journey.
Activity was limited by chronic hip pain until Lynda received a regenerative medicine treatment called platelet rich plasma therapy. Now she's setting goals for spring.
Waiting for surgery rarely is fun. That's why the Orthopedics team across two cities came together to speed up Laurie Bakkum's knee surgery during the pandemic and get her moving pain free again quickly.
Bob and Joyce Wachsmuth were able to kick-start their immune systems and recover quickly at home thanks to this new treatment option for people at a higher risk of hospitalization due to COVID-19.
Ruth Spacek's life was at a standstill because of intense pain on the left side of her neck. She found answers and relief for her uncommon diagnosis from her "ray of sunshine" — the local Spine & Neurological Surgery team.
Hip pain became so unbearable for Laura Williams that she had to quit her job. Find out how a hip replacement got her moving like she hadn't been able to for years.
Rachel Hershman was only four blocks from the hospital when she was hit by a stray bullet. Months later, she is thankful for the quick, expert emergency care she received.
Karlie Schmidt's back, neck and shoulder pain is gone after breast reduction surgery. Read about her journey and the three pieces of advice she has for other women considering this procedure.
You don't need to be tech savvy to be connected online to valuable care services, especially important during the pandemic. Learn how Kelly Timm got signed up for Patient Online Services with the help of a friend.
Fecal incontinence rarely is discussed among friends and family, but about 14% of adults experience symptoms. Patti Guerton shares her treatment story to encourage others to get help.
After being diagnosed with COVID-19, Carla Fast used an at-home monitoring program to send vital signs to providers, which alerted the team to send her to the hospital. Read about her journey and follow-up with video appointments after returning home.