Graham Fowler, of Fridley, Minn., is a 10-year-old with an extremely disease called Spitzoid Melanoma. He’s being treated at the Mayo Clinic and has had eight surgeries. Yet, he’s found a colorful way to help other people heal in the midst of his own sickness. “He was a healthy little boy, and he had a mole on his arm. Now he’s had eight major surgeries and his life’s completely changed,” said Brittany Fowler, his sister.
Gov. Mark Dayton says prospects for a study on one type of medicinal marijuana stand between “slim and none” because advocates for broader legalization don’t appear interested. Dayton said that his proposal to spend more than $2 million to research a non-combustible form of marijuana lacks support.
With a push for legalizing medical marijuana stalled this session, Gov. Mark Dayton plans to ask for $2.2 million for research into its possible benefits, a spokeswoman said Friday. Mayo Clinic would head the study, which would focus on cannabidiol, a marijuana compound that does not produce a high.
The Minnesota Lynx are cashing in on their recent run of success. The Lynx announced an expanded partnership with the Mayo Clinic on Monday that includes a new jersey that features the Mayo Clinic name across the front rather than the team’s name.
Difficult situations require difficult decisions. Lynn Acker is a 37-year-old wife and mother of three sons in Coon Rapids. She’s been fighting cancer for seven years. This winter, she made one of life’s toughest decisions.
Gov. Mark Dayton has checked out of Mayo Clinic after hip surgery. Dayton’s office says that he left the Rochester clinic on Friday and returned to the governor’s residence in St. Paul. He checked into Mayo Clinic on Monday where he underwent the surgical procedure to alleviate pain in his hip.
Former vice president Walter Mondale is recovering after undergoing heart surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Officials said that Mondale was resting comfortably and was expected to make a full recovery.
The Minnesota Twins say general manager Terry Ryan has undergone surgery after being diagnosed with cancer.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is moving ahead with a surgical procedure to alleviate pain in his hip. Dayton was scheduled for surgery Monday at Rochester’s Mayo Clinic. He had postponed it last week so he could attend the funeral of Joan Mondale.
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The Minnesota Timberwolves have finalized a plan to build a practice facility across the street from their arena in a vacant former movie theater.
Soon enough, the area known as Block E may be better known as Mayo Clinic Square. The plan to retrofit the much beleaguered Block E in downtown Minneapolis was unveiled on Tuesday afternoon. The transition should be complete by fall 2015.
Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday that he’s headed to Mayo Clinic in Rochester next week to have hip surgery. Dayton said the surgery will take place Feb. 6 and will last about an hour, during which he will be under general anesthesia.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he is returning to Mayo Clinic in Rochester because of continued problems with one of his hips.
With 2013 right around the corner, people are starting to think about their resolutions. A popular one is always getting in shape.
Making his first public appearance in two weeks, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says a medical procedure on his ailing hip has relieved the pain. Dayton gave a health update during a news conference on education Thursday at the Capitol. He says he is walking without pain for the first time in four months.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is recuperating following a procedure at the Mayo Clinic meant to relieve pain in his hip. An aide in the governor’s office reported just after noon Wednesday that the procedure was complete and went well.
Gov. Mark Dayton says an ongoing problem with pain in his left hip isn’t going to affect his intention to run for re-election next year.
Gov. Mark Dayton is returning to Mayo Clinic in Rochester for a procedure meant to help heal a torn muscle in his left hip area. Dayton’s office released details Monday of the upcoming procedure. It’s known as a “platelet rich plasma injection.”
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic say they’ve stumbled upon what appears to be an occupational hazard for school teachers. They found that teachers are more likely to have progressive speech and language disorders. The neurologist who led the study found teachers were about three-and-a-half times more likely to a develop speech and language disorder than Alzheimer’s disease.
The federal government shutdown could actually make you sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta is closed, for the most part. And the experts who work on preventing and managing flu outbreaks are not doing that.
Don from Eden Prairie and Linda from Roseville want to know: What happens to the money collected when NFL players are fined?
A study by the Mayo Clinic finds that thousands of patients are “over-diagnosed” with thyroid cancer. Researchers say small lesions on the thyroid gland that went undetected decades ago are now being found with high tech imaging and that’s prompting cancer diagnoses and surgeries that are expensive and unnecessary.
Minnesota Twins All-Star catcher Joe Mauer has been given permission by a concussion specialist to begin a light exercise program. Mauer was placed on baseball’s seven-day concussion list earlier this week after he became dizzy during his pregame routine. The Twins sent him back to Minnesota from Detroit, and the 2009 AL MVP visited a specialist at the Mayo Clinic on Friday. “They were satisfied with where he’s at,” Twins assistant general manager Rob Antony said.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar joined five families Sunday at the University of Minnesota who have been impacted by diseases such as juvenile diabetes, Autism, epilepsy, and Alzheimer’s. She said these are the people who are being hurt by cuts to funding of medical search.