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3-year-old aspiring ballerina stays busy despite cancer

Lydia Fisher was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on her second birthday.

Leukemia hasn’t slowed energetic Ike

Ike Yarmon's diagnosis has been life-changing for his family and shown them the “true meaning of living,” his mother said.

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Wisconsin girl perseveres through cancer relapse

Reagan Robertson was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in November 2013.

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Break for breakfast: Tips for a healthy start

Since diet plays a huge role in childhood obesity, it’s important to make sure a child is eating right even when you’re not there to supervise or cook.

Physical punishment of children not a long-term, healthy solution

We at Children’s have an obligation to protect the health and safety of all children in our community and to respond to questions about discipline and abuse.

Elk River teen siblings share cancer stories

Aaron and Abby Dwyer were diagnosed with cancer four years apart.

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Cancer survivor, bone marrow recipient aspires to be doctor

Maddie Travers wants to be a doctor when she grows up due to her firsthand experience in hospitals and “never give up” attitude.

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Nurse with inspirational story receives lifetime achievement award

Be Ho was honored as part of Mpls.St.Paul Magazine's Outstanding Nurses awards.

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Boy battles brain tumor, congenital heart disease

Dylan Jones was born with tetralogy of Fallot, a problem with the heart’s structure that changes the normal flow of blood through the heart.

The facts about enterovirus D68

This particular strain seems to be causing more intense asthma symptoms, wheezing and respiratory difficulty for a large number of kids at the same time.