Why Colonoscopy Matters | Vaughn’s Altru Moment

Years ago, Vaughn Jevning of Crookston, Minnesota, enjoyed many hunting and fishing adventures. Yet, hunting for polyps was never on the agenda.

“You should get a colonoscopy,” recommended Kamrin Macki, gastroenterology nurse practitioner, during a routine liver check-up in …

When Co-Workers Become Caregivers

When Deb Olson rolled over one morning before getting ready for work at Altru, she felt a lump on the side of her breast. “They say if you feel a lump, it shouldn’t hurt,” she said. “This one did.” She …