The flu, or influenza, is a complex, highly-contagious virus that is nearly impossible to predict. The flu vaccine is the best way to protect against influenza.
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.
Twin sisters were diagnosed with a rare disorder while in the womb, but a live-saving in-utero procedure allowed them both a chance at life.
Dr. Mark Hudson shares tips on talking to your child about abduction and abuse, difficult but important topics.
Thirteen years after a leukemia diagnosis, Sara Bultsma remains inspired by the care she received at Children's Minnesota.
Dr. Brad Feltis and the Midwest Fetal Care Center are featured in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine for their groundbreaking work in fetal surgery.
Children’s Minnesota does everything possible to prevent and treat pain – Introducing Children’s Comfort Promise
Nobody likes to get shots, but evidence supports that if we follow the four easy steps, children will have less pain with needle procedures.
Sixteen-year-old Miranda Mead approached Ewing's sarcoma the same way she does athletics.
In early childhood, physical, cognitive, emotional and social development occur at a rate that far exceeds any other stage of human life.
The teen brain is more sensitive to the poisoning effects of alcohol on the neural connections for learning, memory and judgment compared to the adult brain.
In today's world, it is difficult to escape technology — even for young children. In fact, according to Common Sense Media, 38% of babies under 2 use tablets or smartphones, up from 10% in 2011. Yet, a study by the American Academy of Pediatrics states that children with self-soothing, sleep, emotional regulation, and attention issues are linked to mildly increased media exposure. Read the infographic below to learn more about toddlers and technology, and tips to encourage face-to-face interaction.