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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Championing employee health and wellness: Children’s Minnesota NICU

When you spend your days caring for the most amazing people on earth (kids!) and putting kids first, it can be hard to find time for self-care. But Children’s Minnesota neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurse Jenni Thomas wasn’t going to let anything get in the way of her health and wellness goals.

Children’s Minnesota joins 29 companies in commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

Children’s Minnesota recently joined together with 29 other health service providers and health care stakeholders throughout Minnesota to pledge to eliminate systemic racism and its negative impact on health and well-being.

Halloween costume ideas with face masks

Children’s Minnesota is here to help you with fun Halloween costume ideas that also keep your kids safe.

Children’s Minnesota nurse’s COVID-19 experience leads her to national conference

Deanna Jensen was deployed to New York City to help care for COVID-19 patients. Her team’s research at this hospital led her to a national conference presentation.

Sickle cell disease and leukemia: One family’s resilience through them both

It’s difficult enough learning about one medical diagnosis for a child, but for the Hardy family, their youngest two daughters were diagnosed with two different illnesses within the same month. Read about their resilience on their journey with sickle cell disease and leukemia.

Helping African American kids and teens with mental health

Dr. Jason Walker, child psychologist at Children's Minnesota, shares more about mental health disparities for African American youth and what parents can do to help.

The 2020 election: Keeping kids in mind

Kelly Wolfe, director or public policy and advocacy at Children’s Minnesota, shares more about kids' issues to consider when voting in the 2020 election.

Cancer doesn’t stop for COVID-19: Jordyn’s story

After being diagnosed with a rare and aggressive tumor in her leg, 24-year-old patient Jordyn Meskan shares her experience at Children's Minnesota during the COVID-19 pandemic.

September: Sickle Cell Awareness Month

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Did you know? Children’s Minnesota Hemoglobinopathy and Sickle Cell Program is a nationally recognized program. We’re sharing more about sickle cell disease to help shine a light on this disease.

Tonsillectomy during a pandemic: Callie’s story

Tera Peterson shares her daughter Callie's story of having her tonsils removed at Children's Minnesota during the COVID-19 pandemic.