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New Minnesota immunization requirements take effect in September

We urge parents to get their kids' vaccinations updated ahead of the upcoming school year.

Collaborative caring in eating disorders

Researchers are equipping caregivers with tools aimed at reducing distress and boosting care-giving efficacy to support their loved ones on the road to recovery.

Eleanor talks to Congressman Keith Ellison about the importance of funding programs like the Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program, which provides funding to train future pediatricians and specialists like the ones that treated Greta.

Children’s represented at Family Advocacy Day in Washington

Children’s recently participated in the Children’s Hospitals Association Family Advocacy Day.

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Five Question Friday: Dr. Anne-Marie Priebe

Anne-Marie, a gynecologist at Children's, joins us for this week's edition of Five Question Friday.

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Five Question Friday: Samantha “Sam” Hanson

Sam has been inspired by the amazing work of our employees and how they create a difference in the lives of children in our clinics, hospitals and communities every day.

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Five Question Friday: Andrea Herbert

Andrea Herbert is a CT/MRI technologist at Children's – St. Paul.

Five things to know about heat exhaustion

With sun and humidity a factor during summer in Minnesota, we thought it was a good time to talk about ways to keep kids safe in the heat.

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Five Question Friday: Kris Ann Schultz, MD

Kris Ann Schultz, MD, talks about her work in our Cancer and Blood Disorders program and the many memories she has made working with children and their families.

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Laser in action: See how Gavin’s tumor met its match

Children’s is the only pediatric hospital in the Midwest using Visualase, and Gavin Pierson is the only patient in the country to use this technology to treat a mature teratoma brain tumor.

Making magic happen: The infant-toddler brain

In the early years of a child's life, the brain wiring is on hyper-drive.