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Trina takes a shot at Harold

Diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 20 years old, Trina turned to Children’s Minnesota to defeat tumor for good.

Teige triumphs through cancer and rare genetic platelet disorder

A cancer diagnosis for any family is hard. But Teige’s diagnosis was further complicated by a rare genetic platelet disorder called Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia.

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Jacqueline continues to inspire others through cancer journey

Jacqueline Englund was just 16-years-old when she was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma. See how her cancer journey has inspired her to give back to kids today.

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Tips for healthy sleep schedules

Six tips to help your child ease into his or her school-time sleep schedule and maintain healthy sleep habits throughout the year.

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Easing the back to school transition with kids and teenagers

The start of a new school year for kids is finally here. We want all children to feel happy, healthy and prepared for the transition to a new school year.

Camber shines through leukemia diagnosis

Camber was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) at two and a half years old. Today, she shows us what bravery really looks like.

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Shine Bright for Kids in September

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month and we invite you to shine bright for kids!

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Is Your Teen Crossing the Street Safely?

We spend a great deal of time with our young children talking about how to safely cross the street. However, recent data shows it’s the teens that are at much higher risk of injury and death from pedestrian activities.

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Enjoy a night in Ancient Greece at Shine Bright Bash, benefiting the Children’s Cancer Kids Fund

Join Children's Minnesota at our annual Shine Bright Bash event, with proceeds benefiting the Cancer Kids Fund.

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Children’s Welcomes San Diego Zoo Kids channel

In August, Children's Minnesota welcomed the San Diego Zoo Kids channel, a commercial-free, 24-hour-a-day program, bringing animals in zoos and aquariums to both Children's hospital locations.