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Setting the stage for kids to lead healthy lifestyles

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New VNS device a life-changer for kids with seizures

Gage was the first pediatric patient in Minnesota to receive the new SenTiva device, which delivers vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) to prevent seizures.

Margaret in a red chair at two-years-old

Mighty Margaret is mightier than ever

Margaret had her first open heart surgery at just five months old. Now two years old she continues to fight and become a healthy and happy toddler.

Elijah Parker is dressed like a superhero.

Celebrating CV Patients: Families who give from the heart

February is American Heart Month! This month, we are celebrating some of our amazing cardiovascular (CV) patients and families who have a special place in our hearts.

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Children’s Minnesota partners with local orgs to bring screening of No Small Matter to Minneapolis

On one of the coldest nights in Minnesota’s history, more than 100 people gathered at The Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) UBS Forum to watch the new documentary No Small Matter, a documentary about the importance of early childhood education.

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Keeping kids with asthma healthy during flu season

Asthma is the most common medical condition among children who are hospitalized with the flu. Keep your child healthy this flu season.

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Children’s Minnesota ENT operates on rhino

Operating on a 2,300 pound rhino isn’t part of Dr. Siva Chinnadurai’s typical day as a pediatric ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeon at Children’s Minnesota.

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Star Studio, our in-house TV channel, brings joy to patients

It can be hard to feel like a kid when you’re in the hospital. That’s where Star Studio comes in.

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For a boy with a mysterious bug bite, child life specialists made all the difference

When a mysterious bug bite brought Johnny into Children's Minnesota, a team of physicians and child life specialists became a bright spot in his story.

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The state of pediatric health care

Investing in our children is the single best thing we can do to ensure a brighter and more successful future – for them, for our state and for our country.