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Children’s Minnesota’s Susan Sencer named Top Cancer Doctor by Newsweek

Dr. Sencer has been instrumental in founding the integrative medicine and pain and palliative care programs at Children’s.

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Back-to-school sleep tips: Getting kids’ sleep habits back on track

As we start to prepare students for going back to school, it's important to adjust to a regular sleep routine.

Meet Children’s new medical director of anatomic pathology

Megan Dishop, MD, joined the Children's Minnesota team in March from Denver. Get to know her in this edition of Five Question Friday.

Lucas Hobbs, 12, of Eagan, Minn., used his Make-A-Wish to serve food to others with the help of food trucks.

Cancer survivor uses wish to serve food to others

Lucas Hobbs, 12, of Eagan, and four food trucks fed patients, families and staff at Children's – Minneapolis.

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National Night Out promotes neighborhood safety

Communities across the U.S. gather to celebrate National Night Out, an evening dedicated to strengthening communities and promoting safer streets.

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Trauma: When it’s critical, so is your choice

Our team members are on staff, not on call. Your child gets treated immediately.

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Switchfoot visit patients, perform songs at Children’s – Minneapolis

The San Diego, Calif., rock band hung out in Star Studio and patient rooms.

Passionate runner and Children’s Minnesota employee to go extra mile for kids

When Nathan Branson isn’t repairing and maintaining medical equipment, you’ll likely find him at Lake Harriet, pounding laps with his local running club.

Children’s Minnesota patient surprised with tickets to One Direction concert in Minneapolis

Thirteen-year-old Angelina received a surprise during what she thought was a regular tour of the WCCO-TV studio.

Ralph to go the distance for granddaughter

Ralph Imholte, 62, was the first member of Team Superstars, Children's charity endurance team.