Read health tips from our experts as well as stories by patients, families and staff about kids’ health and their experiences at Children’s Minnesota.

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Fourth of July fireworks

6 tips for safe fireworks use on Fourth of July

Each year in the U.S., thousands of adults and children are treated in emergency rooms for fireworks-related injuries.

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6 tips to stay hydrated in hot weather

Staying safe in the sun and avoiding dehydration is important.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Kids & outdoors: Tips to keep them safe, treat injuries

Dr. Gigi Chawla provides safety tips for preventing and treating injuries.

Kids’ pain underrecognized, undertreated

The New York Times published a story on its health blog about how children's pain often has been mismanaged, particularly in the U.S.

Infection prevention experts recommend no FluMist nasal spray, only flu shot

Studies showed that for the past three flu seasons FluMist failed to provide the same level of protection as a flu shot.

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Minnesota girl celebrates final round of PPB chemo

Lainee Balsimo has received treatment at Children's for pleuropulmonary blastoma, a rare form of lung cancer found in 30-50 kids in the U.S. each year.

Children’s Minnesota Top Doctors recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

The 20th edition of the list includes nearly 864 doctors from across the Twin Cities, and 205 from Children's.

Summer safety bike

12 tips to help keep kids safe this summer

With warm weather upon us, we compiled a list of basic tips, with help from our injury prevention experts, to keep kids safe all summer.

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Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing

Children's Minnesota assists in the launch of a new campaign, "Talking is Teaching,” which aims to boost brain growth and language skills in kids.

Families find healing in giving back

If you would like to donate to Children's Minnesota, please contact annual giving officer Brady Gervais at [email protected] or 952-992-5512.