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Celebrating our nurses: Sarah Lovern

In honor of Nurses Week, we celebrate the amazing and inspiring work of our nurses. Read about Sarah Lovern, RN, who works nights in the Cardiovascular Care Center (CVCC) in Minneapolis.

Austin’s story: A pioneering surgery provides hope

Three-year-old Austin Graue, of Northfield, Minnesota, pioneered a surgery after being diagnosed with Pfeiffer syndrome.

Five Question Friday: Sarah Woolever

This week's edition of Five Question Friday gives a nod to Music Therapy Week. Let's learn more about Children's music therapist Sarah Woolever.

Stress test: Helping kids lessen testing anxiety

Are your kids stressed over tests? Here are some tips to help decrease stress and improve results.

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Music therapy profile: Kim Arter

We continue to celebrate Music Therapy Week by focusing on music therapist Kim Arter.

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Music therapy profile: Erinn Frees

We're celebrating Music Therapy Week, and today the spotlight shines on music therapist Erinn Frees.

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Surgery before birth saves lives of preemie twins

Sisters Amina and Rania were diagnosed with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, a rare condition that occurs when one twin donates blood to the other while in the womb.

Rebecca and Emily Pierce are 3 years old. (Photo courtesy of Debbie Gillquist)

Preemies to princesses: Thank you, Children’s

Debbie Gillquist says hardly a day passes that her family isn't grateful for Children's quality work, care, compassion and expertise.

The volunteer under Twinkle: Vince Opheim

Have you ever seen Children's mascot Twinkle and wondered who is inside that smiling blue star? Chances are it's Vince Opheim, who has volunteered as Twinkle for nearly six years.

Five Question Friday: Dr. Bruce Bostrom

In this edition of Five Question Friday, we catch up with Bruce Bostrom, MD, as he talks about his involvement with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and his love for Scandinavian folk dancing.