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5 pounds, 10 ounces and 1 year of miracles

Connor Lee Miller, who turns 1 today, was born with a blood clot in his left arm. His mother, Becky, shares his story.

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Preliminary research shows concussion recovery time doubles when injury is sustained during school year

Concussions and the treatment after one is sustained have been at the forefront of media coverage in recent years. What once was viewed by some as brag-worthy or a badge of honor now is being taken seriously for its potential immediate and long-term effects.

Children’s at the Capitol: A simple test can save a child’s life

Changes to Minnesota's newborn screening program have serious impacts for families. Help us restore the program so all kids can have a chance at a healthy start.

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Sleep health in children

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Gavin’s story: An update by Nicole Pierson

As we approach Gavin’s 17th surgery, we do so with sadness, hope, determination and caution

Traveling with food allergies

Traveling can be challenging with kids. It can be SUPER challenging when you are managing food allergies with children.

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What are ear tubes, and why do some kids need them?

Each year, more than 500,000 ear tube surgeries are performed on children, making it the most common childhood surgery performed with anesthesia.