The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s Minnesota, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.

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Medical lab scientist shares her two-year career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Aerielle Capes, medical lab scientist, has been working at Children’s Minnesota for two years now. She is sharing all of her favorite things about her career below.

Work Here Wednesday: We’re hiring physicians!

Children's Minnesota is hiring physicians for our cancer and blood disorder center! We're hiring hematology/oncology hospitalists, a neuro-oncologist and hematologists.

New Year’s resolution: Ditch the weight loss talk

Many people’s New Year’s resolutions center around starting new habits and trying to get healthier. People often have a goal of losing a certain number of pounds or going to the gym a certain number of times. But Dr. Katy Miller suggests taking a different approach to resolutions with your kids.

Star Studio celebrates 15 years

Lights, camera, action! January 2023 marks 15 years for Star Studio, Children’s Minnesota’s in-house TV studio.

Strep throat: what parents need to know

You may have heard of the increase in strep throat spreading around schools, daycares and other places in the community. We’re here to help you understand what strep throat is, the signs to watch out for and what to do if you suspect your child might be infected.

Dr. Goepferd talks gender-affirming care in Human Rights Campaign video

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has released a new report about the threats and harassment targeting health care providers and systems for offering gender-affirming care. The report includes a video that features Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd (they/she), chief education officer and medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, discussing the attacks on providers, including themselves.

Spreading holiday cheer: Children’s Minnesota hosts Holiday Toy Shop for patient families

What better way to spread holiday cheer to the kids in our hospitals than sharing toys and fun? During the winter holiday season, Children’s Minnesota has always been dedicated to providing gifts for families during their stay in the hospital.

Work Here Wednesday: Our ITS department is hiring

Multiple roles open in our ITS department! Children's Minnesota is hiring clinical systems & integration engineers and clinical systems analysts.

Baby Stella makes history: becomes first in Minnesota to undergo groundbreaking fetal spina bifida procedure

Baby Stella made Minnesota medical history after undergoing a new procedure for spina bifida.

Minnesota Nurses Association strike notice

On Dec. 1, 2022, the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) notified several health systems throughout the state, including Children’s Minnesota, that they intend to go on strike starting Dec. 11, until Saturday, Dec. 31.