Kids' Health
Wisconsin girl hasn’t slowed 6 years after cancer diagnosis

Wisconsin girl hasn’t slowed 6 years after cancer diagnosis

Vanessa Achterhof, now 15, was diagnosed with type 2 Wilms’ tumor in 2008 and since has had one of her kidneys removed.

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Trauma 101: What it means to be a Level I pediatric trauma center

Trauma 101: What it means to be a Level I pediatric trauma center

Trauma is the leading cause of death and disability in children.

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Burnsville boy tops cancer, ready to take on kindergarten

Burnsville boy tops cancer, ready to take on kindergarten

Nolan Luther was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancerous tumor of the muscles, in June 2013.

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Top 10 reasons why kids have to go to the ER

Top 10 reasons why kids have to go to the ER

We see kids in our emergency room for a variety of reasons.

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Five Question Friday: Brenda Sitzmann

Happy Friday! This week, we’re pleased to introduce Brenda Sitzmann, a speech-language pathologist at our Woodbury clinic and the Children’s Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic. How long have you worked at Children’s? 14 1/2 years. What does a typical day look like for you? My days are typically spent seeing patients with feeding difficulties and/or cleft and craniofacial […]

Children’s Minnetonka celebrates 20 years with an afternoon of fall fun