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Tech Spotlight: A look at Visualase, a minimally invasive laser surgery system

Visualase has been the Kryptonite to Gavin Pierson’s tumor since he became the first person with a mature teratoma brain tumor to undergo the procedure.

Child free of seizures after laser procedure

Jack Healy has been seizure-free since undergoing Visualase, an MRI-guided, minimally invasive laser procedure.

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Surgery before birth saves lives of preemie twins

Sisters Amina and Rania were diagnosed with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, a rare condition that occurs when one twin donates blood to the other while in the womb.

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Volunteer shout-out: Kiry Koy

The celebration of our volunteers continues this week with a profile of Kiry Koy.

5 pounds, 10 ounces and 1 year of miracles

Connor Lee Miller, who turns 1 today, was born with a blood clot in his left arm. His mother, Becky, shares his story.

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Preliminary research shows concussion recovery time doubles when injury is sustained during school year

Concussions and the treatment after one is sustained have been at the forefront of media coverage in recent years. What once was viewed by some as brag-worthy or a badge of honor now is being taken seriously for its potential immediate and long-term effects.

Children’s at the Capitol: A simple test can save a child’s life

Changes to Minnesota's newborn screening program have serious impacts for families. Help us restore the program so all kids can have a chance at a healthy start.

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Sleep health in children

Related image for article, Gavin’s story: An update by Nicole Pierson

Gavin’s story: An update by Nicole Pierson

As we approach Gavin’s 17th surgery, we do so with sadness, hope, determination and caution

Traveling with food allergies

Traveling can be challenging with kids. It can be SUPER challenging when you are managing food allergies with children.