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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Ciceron: Not your average agency

Children’s Minnesota leverages the digital expertise at Ciceron to make an even bigger impact for kids.

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6 ways to protect kids’ skin from the sun

Much of our lifetime sun exposure happens in the first 18 years of our lives, and protecting the skin of infants and children will reduce their skin-cancer risk as they grow older.

It’s a privilege, caring for the most amazing people on earth.

At Children’s Minnesota, we see amazing every day. In the fighting spirit of a 25-week-old preemie. In the resilient five-year-old learning to walk again. And in the sense of pure optimism we see in every child.

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Introducing your child to peanuts

Dr. Abby Meyer gives tips for how to safely expose kids to peanuts at an early age.

Rachel’s life with Aicardi syndrome

Aicardi syndrome causes developmental delay, intellectual disability and frequent epileptic seizures.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Kids and over-the-counter medication

Dr. Gigi Chawla shares advice on using over-the-counter medication for kids.

Family finds answers, treatment for daughter’s infantile spasms

Two-year-old Madelyn has been treated at Children's Minnesota and Minnesota Epilepsy Group for the specific type of epileptic seizure.

Car seat safety

A buckle-up checkup

Helpful information about car seats

Dr. Meysam Kebriaei

Children’s Pedcast: Dr. Meysam Kebriaei on epilepsy, hydrocephalus

Dr. Kebriaei joins the podcast to share information about neurosurgery and the diagnoses and treatment of epilepsy and hydrocephalus.

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How to treat, avoid seasonal allergies

Children suffer from seasonal allergies, and early recognition of symptoms and treatment may help alleviate some of their discomfort.