Noah Bachman is 15 years old and has been a member of our Youth Advisory Council (YAC) for four years. He shares what it’s like to have a medically complex sibling.
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.
After suffering a traumatic brain injury during a car crash in 2018, Ben, 16, continues to recover and now wants to use his story to help others during Brain Injury Awareness Month in March.
On the two-year anniversary of COVID-19, we’re learning more about the impact of the pandemic on adolescent mental health, particularly eating disorders in kids and teens. There were more than four times the number of adolescents treated in the emergency department (ED) across the country for eating disorders in 2022 than in 2020, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that was released in February.
Jack, who is Minnesota Wild fanatic, got a major boost to his spirit when he got to skate on the ice as the Wild’s flag bearer the same night the team retired Mikko Koivu’s #9 jersey.
Game changer: new non-surgical heart valve procedure at Children’s Minnesota removes need for some kids to have open-heart surgery – meet the state’s youngest patient to get the implant
A 14-year-old became the youngest person in Minnesota – and also the first Children’s Minnesota patient – to get the Harmony valve implant. The FDA calls the implant the first in the world non-surgical heart valve for kids and adults with some congenital heart defects.
Grant and Brittany have been married for more than eight years. But at their 20-week ultrasound, their lives changed forever. Grant and Brittany were told that further testing may confirm a more severe and potentially fatal form of dwarfism.
After testing positive for Influenza B, Emmily worsened where she spent 10 weeks on ECMO, and 13 weeks in our PICU.
To celebrate our very own social work team, we sat down with Hannah Kuhne, MSW, LGSW, social worker on the after-hours team in St. Paul; and Teasha Lightfoot, LGSW, social worker on the after-hours team in Minneapolis, to learn more about their work and what this year’s theme means to them.
Children’s Minnesota is honored to announce that renowned medical ethicist Harriet A. Washington was the guest speaker for our Grand Rounds that focused on the legacy of racism in the medical system on Feb. 17, 2022. The topic of the Ground Rounds was: A shot in the dark? Vaccines and medical untrustworthiness.
James C. Burroughs II, senior vice president, government and community relations, chief equity and inclusion officer at Children’s Minnesota, was invited to join the Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) on Saturday, March 19, 2022, for a post-show conversation after their play, “Something Happened in Our Town.”