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Food to Hog composting program at Children’s saves 27 tons of waste from going to landfills

In June, Children’s Minnesota began participating in a food composting program called Food to Hog. Though this program is still very new to Children’s, it has already diverted 27 tons of waste from landfills!

Canadian Pacific Railway donates $10,000 to Children’s Minnesota heart failure heart transplant program

Children’s Minnesota cares for more pediatric heart patients than any other program in the state. That's why Canadian Pacific (CP) and the organization's community investment program, CP Has Heart, donated $10,000 to Children's heart failure heart transplant program.

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Head lice: What are they, what to look for, misconceptions and how to treat

Head lice are very common in school-age children, but it is possible to prevent the spread of lice. Learn about the misconceptions of lice, what lice are, what to look for and how to treat lice.

Work Here Wednesday: Radiologic technologist

Children’s Minnesota is looking for a casual radiologic technologist. Learn more about the position and apply today.

Children’s patient featured in Minnesota Wild’s Hockey Fights Cancer night

The Minnesota Wild chose Liam to be a part of their Hockey Fights Cancer campaign. Through this, Liam had the chance to spend the day with the Wild players and even be in a video shoot as a Hockey Fights Cancer All Star.

How parents can help if their child is being bullied

All parents want to help kids who are being bullied, but may not know how. Dr. Neeti Kambale from Children’s Minnesota Hugo Clinic shares how to identify signs that a child may be experiencing bullying and how parents can help.

Bridging walks connect Children’s Minnesota with local community

Children’s Minnesota and community partners kicked off a series of Community Bridging Walks in Minneapolis to build a culture of consciousness and awareness of the diverse residents who live and work in the Phillips neighborhood.

Work Here Wednesday: Children’s internal career fair

Children’s Minnesota held its first internal career fair to help employees learn more about opportunities around the organization.

Project SEARCH helps Children’s hire employees with disabilities

Thanks to a partnership with Project SEARCH, Children’s Minnesota was honored for exceptional efforts to hire and retain employees with disabilities.

Team from Children’s Minnesota attends annual International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society meeting in Switzerland

A team of providers from the Midwest Fetal Care Center (MFCC) and Children’s Minnesota are heading to Switzerland to represent the organization at the International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society’s (IFMSS) 38th annual meeting in Switzerland.