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“Children’s Pedcast”: Meet the man behind “The Dude”

Eriq Nelson plays a vital role at Children's as "The Dude," the face of the hospitals' in-house TV station, Star Studio.

Life changing: My time with Children’s Minnesota’s Youth Advisory Council

Recent high school graduate Will Cohen shares his experience as a YAC member.

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Life jackets greatly reduce risk of drowning

Life jackets provide significant protection for your little ones and help instill a culture of safety in your family.

Team Superstars runner returns to her first home

Melissa Haun, who spent her first days at Children's neonatal intensive care unit, is a child life specialist.

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Children’s Minnesota doctors’ study shows increase in ER visits from self-inflicted injuries among teens

Drs. Gretchen Cutler and Anupam Kharbanda's study examines 286,678 trauma patients from 2009-2012.

“Children’s Pedcast”: Car seat safety with Dex Tuttle

Children's injury prevention program coordinator answers questions about car seat safety and explains how to properly install a child safety seat.

“Children’s Pedcast”: Dr. Rachel Miller on pediatric gynecology

Dr. Miller discusses how girls benefit from visiting a pediatric and adolescent gynecologist.

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Trauma 101: What it means to be a Level I pediatric trauma center

Children's pediatric specialists in Minneapolis are on site, not on call, so they can get to children immediately.

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StoryCorps® Legacy comes to Children’s Minnesota

The national oral-history program sponsored by NPR gives people an opportunity to record, preserve and share their stories.

Minnesota teens make pillowcases for hospitalized kids

Graduating seniors Hannah Bremer and Sophia Schmidt, of Rogers, established the Sweet Dreams Project as freshmen.