Hundreds of children across the country gathered virtually this year for the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) Speak Now For Kids Family Advocacy Week.
The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s Minnesota, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.
Rachel Calvert, child life and music therapy manager at Children’s Minnesota, shares more about how to help kids through the grieving process.
During COVID-19 Star Studio had to get creative in the way they film, produce and distribute entertainment to patients and families at Children's Minnesota.
We met Mia – an amazing cancer fighter – in 2017 when, at 11 years old, she was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma. Mia has once again beat cancer after being diagnosed again in 2019.
Oliver is a sweet, thoughtful 5-year-old boy. He was born with Down syndrome, but doesn’t let that slow him down. In 2019, when he was only 4 years old, Oliver received bad news – he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Read his story here.
Learn more about the Children’s Minnesota pharmacogenomics program and how it helps find safer medications for patients.
We talked with Dr. Farah Cassis-Ghavami, pediatric infectious diseases and HIV specialist at Children’s Minnesota, about AFM—what are the symptoms parents should watch for, how kids get it and how parents can prevent it.
Years after receiving care at Children's Minnesota for a traumatic brain injury, Ben has a second neurosurgery. Read his story of recovery.
The start of the school year is bringing on many mixed emotions for students, especially for transgender and gender diverse youth. Learn how you can support them as they go back to school, whether they go back virtually or in-person.
HealthySteps is a national program that helps parents get the support they need during the early years of their child’s life. It promotes health, well-being and school readiness for babies and toddlers.