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Parents Kathy and John with twin boys Cian and Rory out in the woods.

Midwest physicians team up to treat Fargo twins Cian and Rory in the womb

The parents are grateful for the partnership between her doctors in Fargo and the Midwest Fetal Care Center in the Twin Cities.

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Fourth of July reflections

As we observe the Fourth of July holiday, Dr. Marc Gorelick shares his thoughts on the motto of the United States, “E pluribus unum.”

Fireworks safety: How to celebrate safely

Although fireworks look beautiful, they can also cause serious burn and eye injuries. We're sharing safety tips and alternate ways to celebrate with kids.

Partner feature: Adam Turman, meet the artist behind In Our Hearts

Now is a time to show gratitude, solidarity and support for each other—from health care workers to the patients we care for and all other members of our community. We’re partnering with Minnesota-based artist Adam Turman to bring good will, gratitude and support to our community.

Free summer meals for kids

The Twin Cities metro area has many resources to help kids and their families access nutritious meals this summer.

Amidst a pandemic: A seamless visit to emergency department

Accidents can and do happen when you have kids—even amidst a pandemic. Children's Minnesota is open, and safe, no matter what kind of care your child needs.

Children’s hosts press conference with Senator Amy Klobuchar on the importance of vaccines

Patsy Stinchfield, senior director of infection control at Children's Minnesota, joined Senator Amy Klobuchar in a press conference on the importance of vaccinations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Juneteenth celebrates African American freedom

Dr. Marc Gorelick, Children's Minnesota president and CEO, talks about the history of Juneteenth, and challenges all to recommit themselves to learning from new perspectives.

Children’s Minnesota is Shining a Light on Sickle Cell disease

Children's Minnesota is recognizing the 10th annual World Sickle Cell Awareness Day.

It’s OK to not be OK: Coping strategies for families

To help you and your family deal with negative feelings, Bethaney Kaye, APRN CNP DNP, and Kavita Desai Dakoji, LP, PhD, from Children’s Minnesota pain, palliative and integrative medicine program have shared some coping tips.