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New AAP guidelines advise kids to ride in rear-facing car seats longer

On Aug. 30, 2018, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued updated car seat guidelines.

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Plan now to keep your child’s asthma under control this school year

Follow these tips to help ensure your child feels good, can get out and play and not miss school while managing their asthma symptoms.

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Advocating for children’s health: Family Advocacy Day 2018

Children’s Minnesota recently participated in the Children’s Hospitals Association Family Advocacy Day.

Related image for article, Genomic testing gives hope to families like Anna

Genomic testing gives hope to families like Anna

At just six years old, Anna has overcome more than most people ever will. But despite her rare chromosomal abnormality, Anna won't be slowed down.

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Parise and NHL teammates make the day for kids

On July 18, 2018, Zach Parise along with his wife, Alisha, hosted a private skating and pizza party for hockey-loving patients at Children's Minnesota.

spring allergies

How to fight spring allergies

Minnesotans love seasonal changes and warmer weather, but for those who suffer from allergies this can be a difficult time of the year.

Evan Ginter and brother

Why I Walk for Amazing: Evan’s Story

Evan was six months old when he was diagnosed with pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB), a rare form of cancer that originates in the lung or the covering of the lungs.

Why I Walk for Amazing: Stella and Nora

When it came to care for their two daughters, Stella and Nora, Jamie and Mike knew there was no other choice than Children’s Minnesota.

Nurse talking to mother and daughter

Preparing for a hospital stay

Dr. Lindsey Yock, hospitalist, shares how parents can prepare their child for an overnight visit to the hospital.

Callen with mom

One family’s journey with congenital heart disease: Callen’s story

Callen was diagnosed with Coarctation of the Aorta (CoA) a few weeks after birth but that doesn't stop him from sharing his big heart and smile with the world.