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Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) leaders and champions from throughout the Twin Cities joined Children’s Minnesota and 3M on Jan. 23 for the DEI Collective: Our Twin Cities Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Employee Resource Group/Network Partnership.

Children’s Minnesota, 3M partner with local companies on diversity, equity and inclusion summit

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) leaders and champions from throughout the Twin Cities joined Children’s Minnesota and 3M on Jan. 23 for the DEI Collective: Our Twin Cities Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Employee Resource Group/Network Partnership.

Children’s Minnesota employee celebrates Chinese New Year

According to Children's employee Ed Ji, Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in China. Learn more about how Ed celebrates the holiday,

Family sitting on the couch in their home

What is radon and could it be in my home?

One of the most dangerous things that can happen in a home is when natural gases, like radon, become exposed. January is Radon Action Month and Children’s Minnesota wants to keep you and your family safe from dangerous natural gases like radon.

Coronavirus: What Minnesota parents need to know

Coronavirus is a respiratory illness that looks similar to the common cold, influenza or pneumonia with symptoms like a fever, a cough or difficulty breathing.

Whole Health: Helping kids with cold and flu symptoms feel better

Many parents want to try alternative medicine to help their kids feel better but might not know how to do so safely, so our pediatric experts weighed in.

Work Here Wednesday: Now hiring for dietary aides

The heart of the dietary aide job is making families’ hospital stays easier and being a bright spot in a child’s day. Learn how you can help make sure everyone at Children's gets the nourishment they need to thrive.

Kid outside in the winter with scarf and hat on.

Why does my child’s asthma get worse in the winter?

This winter, keep your child healthy and safe from asthma flare-ups by knowing more about what triggers their asthma.

Honoring the contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

On this day, Children's celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – and the incredible contributions he made to advance civil rights, equality and justice for everyone.

Seasonal affective disorder: What parents need to know about SAD

As winter approaches, some kids may start to exhibit symptoms of seasonal depression, so we're sharing what parents need to know about SAD.

Furniture tip-overs: What parents can do to prevent injuries in the home

A child in the U.S. is injured every 43 minutes from a tip-over incident, but these injuries are often preventable if furniture and televisions are properly anchored.