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Work Here Wednesday: Becky Ammerman, Families as Partners program assistant

We asked Becky Ammerman, Families as Partners program assistant, to tell us more about what it’s like to work at Children’s.

Camp Sweet Life

Summer camp spotlight: Camp Sweet Life, type 1 diabetes camp

Several Children’s Minnesota clinicians and endocrinology specialists are actively involved in Camp Sweet Life—a summer camp that offers outdoor camp experiences for children with type 1 diabetes.

Work Here Wednesday: Robin Pitts, supervisor of executive administration services

It's Work Here Wednesday! We spoke with Robin Pitts about her role as supervisor of executive administration services and executive assistant to Children’s president and CEO, Dr. Marc Gorelick.

Tips for your family’s summer camping trip

Whether your family is full of seasoned veterans or camping novices, we’re sharing some helpful tips to make this summer’s camping trip safer and more fun!

Time to act: Humane conditions for kids along the southern border

Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO, weighs in on the urgent need for humane treatment for kids along the southern border and the recent congressional bill aimed at improving these conditions.

How to make your own first-aid kit

Every home should have a well-stocked first-aid kit within easy reach. Learn how to make your own kit to meets your family’s unique needs.

Superhero window washers

Have you laughed today?

Learn from our expert why laughter is just as good for our bodies as it is for our minds.

One family’s journey with medical assistance

A Minnesota family is traveling to Washington, D.C., to advocate for an issue close to their hearts – the importance of funding for medical assistance programs. A few short years ago, the family was in a tough situation, their son was facing a life-threatening condition and skyrocketing medical bills threatened their financial security despite their solid dual-income.

Recognizing Children’s perinatal and pediatric HIV program

In honor of National HIV Testing Day, we're recognizing the amazing work done by Children’s perinatal and pediatric HIV program to provide specialized services to patients and their families.

What should you consider when sending your kids to camp?

The highlight of the summer for many is attending summer camp. Are you and your child prepared? Here is what you should consider when sending your kid to camp.