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Children’s promotes “brain breaks” for kids in Minnesota schools

GoNoodle offers "brain breaks" as part of class curriculum. Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota sponsors it in 336 Twin Cities-area elementary schools.

Children’s Pedcast: Missy Berggren on food allergies

The Minneapolis mother of two provides a parent's perspective of raising a child with severe food allergies.

Allergies in full swing in spring; asthma a year-round concern

Allergies and asthma are the most common chronic diseases among children in the U.S.

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Five Question Friday: Meet nurse (and video director) Becky Bogan

Becky has worked on Children's Hematology/Oncology unit in Minneapolis for 14 years.

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Longtime Children’s employee goes extra mile for kids

Valerie Butterfield, an ITS employee, is running the Twin Cities Marathon as a member of Team Superstars.

A peek inside a music therapist’s cart: What do you do with all that stuff?

Some people have a bag of tricks, but our music therapists are lucky to have a whole cart.

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Five Question Friday: Meet Jessica Thon

Jessica tells us about the path she has taken from a nurse working in intensive care to a community health nurse involved in home care.

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5 things you may not know about music therapy

In honor of Music Therapy Week, music therapist Erinn Frees gives us a look at her job at Children’s.

4 ways to monitor your kids’ social media use

Parents share their tips and best practices when it comes to kids and social media.

Road to concussion recovery longer for one twin

Since suffering concussions 24 hours apart, one sister has experienced some setbacks.