The Mighty Blog features stories from around Children’s, as well as health and wellness information for raising healthy kids.

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istock flu checkup

‘The flu’ may not be the flu

Influenza can come on suddenly, with symptoms often including fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches and fatigue.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Ear-infection prevention, diagnosis and treatment

Gigi Chawla, MD, joined "WCCO Mid-Morning" to discuss the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of ear infections in kids.

Minneapolis girls see marathon as chance to help others

Members of the Team Superstars charity endurance team aren’t the only ones to use the Twin Cities Marathon as a chance to give back to the kids of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. A pair of Minneapolis girls found a blister-free way to make an impact on race day.

Give a $5

For all you did to Give a $5, we give thanks

You gave us high fives, and for that we give you applause. Your donations and support are humbling. Let’s keep up the momentum in 2016 using #givea5.