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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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.

Ask Dr. Gigi

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.

Red-Vested Rockstar: Shiloh Edwardh

Meet Red-Vested Rockstar & volunteer Shiloh Edwardh.

Minneapolis girls see marathon as chance to help others

Members of the Team Superstars charity endurance team aren’t the only ones to use the Twin Cities Marathon as a chance to give back to the kids of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. A pair of Minneapolis girls found a blister-free way to make an impact on race day.

Give a $5

For all you did to Give a $5, we give thanks

You gave us high fives, and for that we give you applause. Your donations and support are humbling. Let’s keep up the momentum in 2016 using #givea5.

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5 tips for safe sledding

Sledding is a great way to spend time outdoors and be active in the winter months, so it’s important to highlight the safest ways to enjoy this fun sport.

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Children’s Pedcast: Understanding concussion and head trauma

Robert Doss, PsyD, a clinical neuropsychologist at Children's Minnesota, discusses concussions and traumatic brain injuries; kids in sports; the upcoming film "Concussion"; and how a parent can advocate for a child if a concussion is suspected.

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Santa Claus, St. Paul police deliver presents

The annual Cops & Kids event came to Children’s – St. Paul.