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The ‘funnest’ place in the hospital

Children's patient Grace Vokaty loves the Child Life Zone.

The trouble with toe walking

Toe walking can seem cute, at first. But if it persists after a child is about 20 months old, it can be a problem.

More than a medical record

There used to be a way to tell how sick a patient was by the size of their paper chart. Now that records are electronic, it is not that obvious.

“Children’s Pedcast”: Dr. Doug Hyder on headache management

Children's medical director of pediatric neurology talks about the origin, symptoms and treatment of headaches.

Plastics on my mind (and yours, too)

Editor's note: This post originally was published May 18, 2010. Dr. Tim Culbert is the former medical director of Integrative Medicine at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. 

Red-Vested Rockstar: Irma Lain

Meet Imra Lain, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Volunteer

Kangaroo Care a tranquil experience for parent, child

One mother shares her experience with Kangaroo Care, a technique where an infant is held skin to skin with mom or dad.

Sam Schumann, pictured with his mother, Stacey, was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Coordinated care with heart

Stacey Schumann, whose son, Sam, was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, shares how the care team at Children's has helped her family.

Giving meaning to technology

At Children’s McNeely Pediatric Diabetes Center, we have the privilege of helping kids and their families learn how to manage their diabetes so they can live happy, healthy lives.

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9 things to know about Lyme disease and other tick-transmitted diseases

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and when the weather turns nice, Minnesotans aren't the only ones who emerge from hiding.