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Raising the unexpected: Charlie’s story of three open heart surgeries

Shelby Herlick's son, Charlie, had undergone three open heart surgeries before he was 6 months old. Shelby talks about living life with the unexpected.

How to curb winter nosebleeds

During winter months, kids are spending more time in dry indoor air, which causes the inside of the nose to become cracked, crusted and itchy and may lead to nosebleeds. Learn more about what parents need to know about treating and preventing nosebleeds.

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Tips to quit vaping

Quitting vaping isn't easy, that's why Dr. Anne Griffiths, pediatric pulmonologist and vaping expert at Children's Minnesota, is sharing how parents can help their kids quit vaping and e-cigarette usage this year.

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Protecting your child from RSV

This year, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) has been spreading quickly and affecting infants and young children in Minnesota. The trouble is, RSV can oftentimes be confused for the common cold or the flu when in fact, this illness is more serious and can sometimes be deadly. Learn what RSV is, how it spreads and how you can prevent it.

St. Paul police bring holiday cheer to patients at Children’s

The kids at our St. Paul hospital got a got a special visit from the Saint Paul Police Department and their friends from the North Pole: Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves.

How to stay safe when hitting the slopes

Skiing and snowboarding is a great way to stay active in the winter, but it can be dangerous. We’re sharing some tips on how to prepare your kids to stay safe on the slopes.

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New Year’s resolutions for families and for kids

New year, new you. Adults aren’t the only ones who can make New Year’s resolutions. There are plenty of ways for kids to make resolutions and families to set goals to achieve together.

Patient family brings bravery to Children’s cardiovascular patients

The Dorsing family donated Bravery Boxes to Children’s Minnesota to honor the life of their son and brother Andrew, who was a cardiovascular patient at Children's.

Addie makes hand-drawn coloring books to raise money for Children’s Minnesota

Addie's hand-drawn coloring book, called “Color for Kids with Cancer,” has raised $22,710 for the Cancer Kids Fund at Children's Minnesota.

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Muslim faith leaders graduate from unique spiritual care program

Twenty-one Muslim faith leaders have successfully completed a year-long program learning about how to serve as interfaith pastoral care providers in our communities. On Sunday, Children’s Minnesota hosted a graduation and celebration for the Muslim Chaplain pre-Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program.