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Minneapolis woman who survived a rare illness gives back to doctors this Thanksgiving

[KARE-TV, November 28, 2013] The warmth of a holiday can be hard to find inside a hospital’s most critical care unit, but at Abbott Northwestern Hospital this Thanksgiving, you don’t have to look far to see the healing powers of gratitude. “It’s hard, but really joyful, because I made it.  And not everyone does,” said […]

Physical therapist Martha Sullivan worked with cancer patient Jackie Fischer at Courage Kenny Institute in Minneapolis last week.

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After chemo, it’s not time to take it easy; aerobics and a 5K?

[Star Tribune, December 2, 2013] Holly Flynn didn’t exactly feel like jogging or taking aerobics class after she finished chemotherapy and radiation treatment for breast cancer earlier this year. But Flynn took advantage of a new therapy called cancer rehabilitation, adopted by Allina Health and a handful of other Minnesota medical providers, designed to help […]