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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Children’s Minnesota ENT operates on rhino

Operating on a 2,300 pound rhino isn’t part of Dr. Siva Chinnadurai’s typical day as a pediatric ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeon at Children’s Minnesota.

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Star Studio, our in-house TV channel, brings joy to patients

It can be hard to feel like a kid when you’re in the hospital. That’s where Star Studio comes in.

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For a boy with a mysterious bug bite, child life specialists made all the difference

When a mysterious bug bite brought Johnny into Children's Minnesota, a team of physicians and child life specialists became a bright spot in his story.

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The state of pediatric health care

Investing in our children is the single best thing we can do to ensure a brighter and more successful future – for them, for our state and for our country.

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New updates to AAP policy on spanking

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated its guidelines on spanking and other forms of corporal punishment.

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New diagnostic technology makes seizure-ending surgery possible

Since her surgery in May 2018, 10-year-old Nicole has gone from having seizures uncontrolled by medication to being seizure-free.

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New findings from the American Academy of Pediatrics

As the AAP kicks off its annual conference, new findings on pediatric health have been released. We’ve broken a few for you and your family.

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Conversations on Children’s Health with Minnesota’s Gubernatorial Candidates

Minnesota's gubernatorial candidates participated in "Conversations on Children's Health," to discuss their positions on issues related to children's health.

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Tips for a safe Halloween

Halloween can be a fun-filled holiday for kids and families, but it's important to be alert and aware when trick-or-treating. Here are tips to keep your trick-or-treating fun and safe.

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Setting the stage for kids to lead healthy lifestyles

Children's Minnesota is partnering with CycleHealth, which offers a kid-powered wellness platform inspiring kids to create a new cycle of health.