A febrile seizure is a convulsion that occurs in a child who is between 6 months and 6 years old and has a body temperature greater than 100.4 degrees.
The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.
Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years, according to the CDC.
Dr. Gigi Chawla joined WCCO Mid-Morning to share some of the "tough" questions parents may want to ask their child's doctor.
During a tanning-bed session, teens may receive up to 12 times the UV exposure received from being outside in sunlight.
Healthy eating is an important part of every child’s health. Children need vitamins and nutrients from healthy foods in order for their bodies and minds to grow.
Grady was born prematurely and has undergone multiple shunt procedures for hydrocephalus, but he doesn’t let anything slow him down.
Rebecca Spehar writes about her and husband Dave's experience after their son, Finn, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a 4-year-old.
Dr. Gigi Chawla shares tips for choosing a pediatrician.
With ticks come high rates of tick-borne illness such as Lyme disease. Get the facts and learn how to prevent tick-borne illnesses.
Dr. Gandrud is the recipient of the 2016 “Consumer/Patient Experience Award” from Women’s Health Leadership TRUST.