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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12 tips to help keep kids safe this summer

With warm weather upon us, we compiled a list of basic tips, with help from our injury prevention experts, to keep kids safe all summer.

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Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing

Children's Minnesota assists in the launch of a new campaign, "Talking is Teaching,” which aims to boost brain growth and language skills in kids.

Families find healing in giving back

If you would like to donate to Children's Minnesota, please contact annual giving officer Brady Gervais at [email protected] or 952-992-5512.

Children’s Pedcast: Car seat safety standards and crash tests

Dex Tuttle digs into the meaning of federal safety standards, crash tests and what, if anything, cost has to do with car seat quality.

Cancer survivor Dario becomes a dad

Dario beat cancer twice, but his greatest accomplishment is building a family

Dario Chavez was unsure he'd ever biologically father a child due to the chemotherapy he received while being treated for cancer.

Dr. Kavita Desai and Andrew Warmuth on pain

Children’s Pedcast: Treating and eliminating pain

Dr. Kavita Desai and Andrew Warmuth from the pain program share how their team works to eliminate acute, chronic, complex and procedural pain.

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Food that gets kids required vitamin D

Molly Martyn, MD, shares how parents can help their kids meet daily vitamin D requirements.

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Register to run at HeartBeat 5000

One of the signature events at Children's Minnesota focuses on fitness and fun, and its proceeds benefit the cardiovascular program.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Find that summer-schedule sweet spot

Dr. Gigi Chawla shares advice for how to make the school-to-summer adjustment easier.

Kids in the car

Children’s Pedcast: Leaving kids in the car

Injury prevention program coordinator Dex Tuttle joins the podcast to talk about the dangers of leaving or forgetting your child in the car when the weather is warm.