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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.

Children’s promotes “brain breaks” for kids in Minnesota schools

GoNoodle offers "brain breaks" as part of class curriculum. Children's Minnesota sponsors it in 336 Twin Cities-area elementary schools.

Children’s Pedcast: Missy Berggren on food allergies

The Minneapolis mother of two provides a parent's perspective of raising a child with severe food allergies.

Allergies in full swing in spring; asthma a year-round concern

Allergies and asthma are the most common chronic diseases among children in the U.S.

5 question friday

Five Question Friday: Meet nurse (and video director) Becky Bogan

Becky has worked on Children's Hematology/Oncology unit in Minneapolis for 14 years.

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Longtime Children’s employee goes extra mile for kids

Valerie Butterfield, an ITS employee, is running the Twin Cities Marathon as a member of Team Superstars.

A peek inside a music therapist’s cart: What do you do with all that stuff?

Some people have a bag of tricks, but our music therapists are lucky to have a whole cart.

5 question friday

Five Question Friday: Meet Jessica Thon

Jessica tells us about the path she has taken from a nurse working in intensive care to a community health nurse involved in home care.