Jennifer Jones lay in a hospital bed about to take her first breath with new lungs. Cystic fibrosis had stolen Jennifer's breath, and so much more, over the years. A lung transplant gave her a chance to get some of it back.
At just 3 years old, Reid Gleeson's passion is quite unique. He loves all things garbage. Mayo staff recently pulled some strings so Reid could get an insider's look at the world of garbage.
In an article about "titans who defined a new era in business during the last decade," former Mayo Clinic President and CEO John Noseworthy, M.D., looked back on his tenure with gratitude.
It's not every day that Steelers fans Patrick Quandt and Dr. John Stulak meet an even bigger fan in the middle of Vikings country. So when they met young Seth Bayles, the connection was immediate.
After Daniel Grossman, M.D., was paralyzed in a biking accident, he needed to learn how to do everything — including care for patients — in a new way.
After Chris Norton was injured during a college football game in 2010, doctors gave him just a 3 percent chance of regaining any movement below his neck. In the years since, he's devoted himself to that 3 percent. This year, he got married — and walked his bride, Emily Summers, down the aisle after saying "I do."
It had been more than 30 years since one Mayo patient had seen snow, and she wondered aloud what it would be like to see a snow angel. Patient care assistant Kirby Rosenberg was happy to oblige.
Orthopedic surgeon William Shaughnessy, M.D., watched the 21-plane "Missing Man" flyover with pride knowing his son Mike was one of the Navy pilots honoring the late President George H.W. Bush.
At just 3 years of age, Reid Gleeson's passion is quite unique. He loves "trashy" things. Mayo staff recently pulled some strings so Reid could get an insider's look at the world of garbage.
Nine-year-old Gabe Carranza and Mayo pharmacy tech Adam Savage don't quite remember how it all began, but swapping one-liners when they see one another now never gets old.
Patients nearing the end of life often have loved ones who can be by their side and offer comfort. But when they don't, Mayo volunteers make sure the patient is not alone.
Years ago, a one-horse open sleigh was the preferred method of transportation in winter. A new exhibit on the Mayo Campus in Rochester, Minnesota, features, among other historical tidbits on frontier medicine, a story of a sleigh ride gone awry for Dr. W. W. Mayo.
Jennifer Koski from the Post-Bulletin recently had the pleasure of talking to the woman who bought Sister Antoine's desk. Sister Antoine died in February at 104 years old and was the last surviving sister to have worked with the Mayo Brothers.