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“Children’s Pedcast”: Signs, symptoms of appendicitis

Dr. Anupam Kharbanda answers questions about the signs and symptoms of appendicitis in children and how it's treated.

“Children’s Pedcast”: Meet the man behind “The Dude”

Eriq Nelson plays a vital role at Children's as "The Dude," the face of the hospitals' in-house TV station, Star Studio.

Life changing: My time with Children’s Minnesota’s Youth Advisory Council

Recent high school graduate Will Cohen shares his experience as a YAC member.

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Life jackets greatly reduce risk of drowning

Life jackets provide significant protection for your little ones and help instill a culture of safety in your family.

Team Superstars runner returns to her first home

Melissa Haun, who spent her first days at Children's neonatal intensive care unit, is a child life specialist.

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Children’s Minnesota doctors’ study shows increase in ER visits from self-inflicted injuries among teens

Drs. Gretchen Cutler and Anupam Kharbanda's study examines 286,678 trauma patients from 2009-2012.

“Children’s Pedcast”: Car seat safety with Dex Tuttle

Children's injury prevention program coordinator answers questions about car seat safety and explains how to properly install a child safety seat.

Red-Vested Rockstar: Senna El Bakri

Meet Senna El Bakri, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota volunteer.

“Children’s Pedcast”: Dr. Rachel Miller on pediatric gynecology

Dr. Miller discusses how girls benefit from visiting a pediatric and adolescent gynecologist.

Choosing Children’s: Tom Hayden

Meet Tom Hayden, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota volunteer.