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Tell us why your child’s school year will be amazing

For kids and parents, the first day of school is one of the most amazing days of the year.

“Children’s Pedcast”: Dr. Susan Sencer on pediatric cancer

Children's medical director of hematology and oncology joins the show as part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

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Share your shining star, raise money for Children’s Minnesota cancer and blood disorders program

For every mention of #shinebrightbash between Sept. 1 and 13, Affinity Plus Credit Union will donate $5, up to $15,000, to our cancer program.

Talking to your kids about Sept. 11

Children who were born after 2001, or were just toddlers at that time, may be frightened by the images in the media.

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“Children’s Pedcast”: Patsy Stinchfield on vaccines, infection prevention

Children's director of Infection Prevention and Control discusses a number of topics pertaining to immunizations.

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Consequences of vitamin K refusal at birth devastating, irreversible

Vitamin K deficiency bleeding cases have increased as a result of parents refusing to have their kids receive vitamin K at birth.

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.