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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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.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Preparing kids for surgery

Dr. Gigi Chawla joined "WCCO Mid-Morning" to talk about what parents can do to prepare kids for surgery.

baby close-up

Clean mouth for good health: Pediatric oral hygiene recommendations

Begin oral hygiene within a few days of birth.

Music

Wonderground now is Rock the Cradle Radio

The Current's Rock the Cradle Radio offers the best music for children and adults to enjoy as a family, presented by Children's Minnesota.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Kids and heart health

Gigi Chawla, MD, joined "WCCO Mid-Morning" to talk about kids and heart health.

Love Your Melon hat

We love your melon

Children’s Minnesota and Love Your Melon team up to give hats to hospital patients and donate to the Cancer Kids Fund.

Children’s Pedcast: Understanding cochlear implants

Dr. Abby Meyer, Lisa Zagar, AuD; and Mignon Miller, SLP, of the audiology program at Children's Minnesota join the show to discuss cochlear implants.

cochlear implant Julia Fargo

Julia’s journey: A cochlear implant story

Julia Fargo speaks and uses American Sign Language after receiving cochlear implants. Her mother, Nikki, shares the story of her daughter's journey through our hearing loss program.

Zika virus

What Minnesotans need to know about Zika virus

Zika primarily infects humans and other primates and is spread through bites by the Aedes mosquito species.