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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Take proactive approach to preventing sexual abuse

It’s important for parents to be aware of the risk of sexual abuse in young children and to take steps toward prevention.

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Ways to keep kids active in winter

Gigi Chawla, MD, joined "WCCO Mid-Morning" to share fun ways parents can make sure their kids are getting necessary exercise during cold winter months.

2016 Team Superstars kickoff at Mill City Running

This year's charity running team kickoff event takes place 9-11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 7.

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Children’s Pedcast: Influenza and the flu vaccine

Joe Kurland, a vaccine specialist and infection preventionist at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, discusses influenza and the importance of getting the flu vaccine.

Kitty in snow helps patient during chemotherapy

Five-year-old Hello Kitty fan Berkley received a surprise outside of her window during treatment for neuroblastoma.

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Parise, Wild skate with Children’s Minnesota patients

Teammates and Joe Mauer joined Zach Parise and 15 former patients for a skating and pizza party at Richfield Ice Arena.

President’s Volunteer Service Award winner announced

Congratulations to Children’s volunteer Sreya Kappagantula on receiving the President’s Volunteer Service Award.

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‘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.

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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.

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Join Children’s Minnesota at preschool fair

We’ll be at the Woodbury Preschool Fair and Expo at Liberty Ridge Elementary School.