Read health tips from our experts as well as stories by patients, families and staff about kids’ health and their experiences at Children’s Minnesota.

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How to talk to your kids and teens about violence in the media

Throughout the last several months, seeing violence in the media has become more common. From police brutality to the storming of the Capitol, violence has been in the news a lot lately. We’re here to give you tips for talking to your kids and teens about the violence they’ve seen in the media.

How can my family stay active in the winter, especially with COVID-19?

Staying active during a usual Minnesota winter was challenging enough for families. Add in the COVID-19 pandemic and it can be even more difficult.

Sledding safety: Protect your head!

Sledding is a great—and fun—way to stay active during a snowy Minnesota winter. But at Children’s Minnesota, we want to see kids safe. We’re sharing tips to protect yourself while having sledding.

Like father, like daughter: Sonia’s epilepsy journey

Two years after her epilepsy diagnosis, Sonia's future looks incredibly bright thanks to support she received from her dad, Children's Minnesota and Minnesota Epilepsy Group.

Here’s what you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine

Children’s Minnesota experts teamed up to provide you with answers to all your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Getting elementary kids ready for school again in 2021

Dr. Gig Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, provides tips for parents and students to prepare to head back to school.

Deb Lindberg recognized for her remarkable care with 2020 EPFCC Award

Join us in congratulating 2020’s recipient of the Excellence in Patient- and Family-Centered Care (EPFCC) Award: Deb Lindberg, registered nurse (RN) on 7th floor at the Minneapolis hospital.

Children’s Minnesota employees and patients send donations and hope to soldiers in Africa

Children’s Minnesota joined together to write letters to soldiers in Africa and sent over 100 bags filled with Children’s Minnesota items for the soldiers to bring to the orphanages and villages they visit.

Baby Richard born at 21 weeks: One of the youngest babies to survive

Richard was born at 21 weeks, making him one of the youngest babies to survive, according to Dr. Stacy Kern, their neonatologist.

Book written by mother-daughter duo is meant to inspire and give back

The Bonneur family is making an impact on young kids everywhere – including Children's Minnesota. They recently donated 50 onesies to the NICU, 40 Harper & Hunter LLC., adult face masks, 31 copies of “Everybody Love Your Body” and 19 copies of “No Thank You! No Extra Germs For Me!” Read their story.