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Three Mayo Clinic locations recognized for outstanding heart care


Sites in Mankato, Minn., Eau Claire, Wisc., and Scottsdale, Ariz. honored for cardiac expertise.

Physician assistant joins hospitalist team in Fairmont


Binta Tambedou, physician assistant, brings extensive experience from Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

Infectious diseases expert discusses freshwater amoeba


A current Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) investigation into a child’s contraction of a deadly form of meningitis from the Naegleria fowleri amoeba is raising concerns about the health and safety of lakes.

Fairmont provides distracted driving education with new simulator


Trauma staff will bring the distracted driving simulator to events throughout the region.

$4.5 million Emergency Department expansion set for Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont


Renovated space will improve patient care, safety and privacy.

6 sun safety tips for summer


Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun can cause skin damage in as little as 15 minutes. Prolonged sun exposure without proper protection can lead to various forms of skin cancer, many of which, thankfully, are preventable.

Auxiliary in Mankato awards four scholarships to college students


Four Mankato college students pursuing health care professions were recently awarded scholarships from the Auxiliary at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato.

Health Career Scholarships Awarded


The Auxiliary at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont announced recipients of its 2015 health career scholarships.

Mayo Clinic Health System partners with Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota, invests $185,000


Multi-year investment will focus on increasing health and wellness efforts.

Enhanced sexual assault response program now available in Southwest Minnesota region


Specially trained Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) are available 24 hours a day to ensure victims of sexual assault have prompt, comprehensive care.

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