Read health tips from our experts as well as stories by patients, families and staff about kids’ health and their experiences at Children’s Minnesota.

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It translates: Injury prevention videos make household safety tips accessible and equitable

While there are some safety education resources available in a few languages from various organizations, injury prevention material is unfortunately inaccessible to many of our families. Learn how the injury prevention program at Children's Minnesota is trying to change that.

Health advisory on social media use for kids and teens

Social media has negatively impacted the mental health of kids and teens everywhere. U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy released an advisory highlighting the harms of social media for kids and teens. Read more to learn about the risks of social media, signs to look out for, social media recommendations for families and resources available.

The Kid Experts bring cleft lip and palate patients and families together for a day of fun and connection

An estimated one out of every 1,000 children are born with a cleft lip. The Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic Family Fun Day will provide patients and families with opportunities to connect and share experiences. Sean and Liam's parents understand the value of those connections.

Pharmacy technician shares her career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Halia Vialkova, pharmacy technician, shares all her favorite things about working at Children's Minnesota.

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd honored by Lavender Magazine’s 2023 Community Pride Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd, chief education officer and medical director of the Gender Health program at Children’s Minnesota, for winning a 2023 Community Pride Award from Lavender Magazine.

Beating the odds and navigating the unknowns: baby Aria’s story

Baby Aria's parents learned their unborn child had a rare combination of medical diagnoses which she overcame with the help of a multi-disciplinary care team at Children's Minnesota and the Midwest Fetal Care Center.

Sunscreen and bug spray: what parents need to know

Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children’s Minnesota, shares how to choose the right bug spray and sunscreen for your kids.

Primary care transition to adult health care

Transitioning to adult health care is one of the many changes that you'll have to make as you get older. Children's Minnesota is glad to be your partner in helping make this transition as smooth as possible. Learn more about planning for the transition, your options and what resources are available to help you.

Camille’s courage: experimental ‘tumor paint’ helps light the way for toddler’s brain tumor removal procedure

After an MRI scan detected a golf ball-sized tumor in Camille's brain, her family agreed to enroll her in a research trial underway at the time at Children’s Minnesota.

Referral testing technician shares her career experience at Children’s Minnesota

Keasha Roan, referral testing technician, is sharing all her favorite things about working at Children's Minnesota.