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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.

Jorg Richter

German man biking from Pacific to Atlantic oceans visits Minneapolis

Jörg Richter is biking from Washington to Connecticut to raise awareness of rare pediatric illnesses.

Boundaries for safe play

Define safe boundaries for kids and play

Encouraging learning and exploration will increase your child’s confidence and creativity, and defining safe boundaries and rules will keep parents and kids happy.

“Children’s Pedcast”: Dr. Daniel Le Grange discusses eating disorder symptoms, treatment

Drs. Beth Brandenburg and Julie Lesser of the Center for the Treatment of Eating Disorders join the show.

Minnesota woman born with cleft lip and palate learns to love smile

College senior Cori Nesmith writes about her experience as a woman born with a cleft lip and palate.

The Weight of childhood obesity

A look at childhood obesity through this stunning infographic put together by Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota heart patient featured on ESPN

Jarvis Johnson helped lead his team to four basketball state championships in high school. All of that came after he suffered cardiac arrest before a practice in 2010.