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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5 question friday

Five Question Friday: Meet Sarah Hromatka

Sarah works at Children’s Minnetonka campus, which offers a wide range of services including surgery, radiology/diagnostic imaging, endocrinology/diabetes, ENT, gynecology, neurosurgery, audiology, and physical, occupational and speech therapies for families in the west metro.

Children’s Minnesota PPB, OTST research has worldwide impact

Both registries seek to understand what causes these rare tumors, how to find them earlier and how to target and cure these tumors more effectively and with fewer long-term side effects.

primary care health tips

Quick everyday health tips to remember

Children's Minnesota is your primary source for wellness and preventive care for children and young adults.

Help find patient’s lost stuffed cow

Hammy has been with Hannah Kiresuk through more than 30 surgeries and 300 days of hospital stays.

Rock the Cradle

Rock the Cradle — a free day of family fun

As winter slowly makes an exit, get your family out of the house and enjoy a day of music, dancing, art and fun.

Heart surgeries save life of little Roland

Kara and Ryan Jaehnert learned before their son's birth that he had a congenital heart defect.

young girl wearing a blue surgical mask

Measles and how to protect against it

Measles is caused by a virus. Sometimes people say “it’s just a virus,” which ignores the fact that some of the most dangerous germs we know are viruses, measles included.

Children's HeartLink

Children’s Minnesota helps transform pediatric heart care in India

A new partnership between the pediatric cardiac teams at Children’s Minnesota and Rabindranath Tagore International Institute of Cardiac Sciences in Kolkata aims to shorten that distance and reduce some of the disparities.

Call for talent at 25th annual Children’s Star Gala

We are looking for a current or former Children’s Minnesota patient to perform at the special event April 16.

Lucia Halstrom

Lucia’s unstoppable heart

Lucia Halstrom has learned to thrive nearly two years after experiencing sudden cardiac arrest.