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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Teaching your kids about giving back

The holidays are a great time of year to teach children about the importance of giving back, which is a value they will have throughout their lives.

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A family affected by type 1 diabetes doesn’t let the disease stand in their way

Four-year-old twins Lincoln and Leland were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes just after their first birthdays. Parents Megan and Jon help them manage the disease all day, every day.

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Kathleen rises above her uncommon combination of disorders

After battling an eating disorder and a rare autonomic condition, Kathleen hopes to inspire others.

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News for parents from the 2016 American Academy of Pediatrics Conference

Dr. Gigi Chawla recaps some of the hot topics parents should know coming out of this year's annual American Academy of Pediatrics conference.

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Happy Birthday, Teddy!

Patients and families at Children’s Minnesota joined together to wish Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater a happy birthday.

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Healthy teen nutrition

Krystal Kaminski, APRN, CNP, provides nutrition tips for parents to ensure their teens are maintaining a healthy, balanced diet.

Cities 97 Sampler supports Children’s Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota is partnering with Cities 97 (97.1 FM) to release the Cities 97 Sampler CD, Volume 28. One dollar from every Sampler sold will go directly to Children’s Minnesota.

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Prepare your kids to “fall back” for daylight saving time

Preparation is the key to minimize the impact of the end of daylight saving on your child's sleep patterns.

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Step-by-step, Anna is facing the challenges associated with a rare chromosomal condition head on

For Anna, rising above the challenges of having a rare chromosomal condition takes spirit and determination. Step-by-step, she’s defying the odds.

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New recommendations on infant safe sleep from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Sleep is especially critical for infants, as well as their parents. It’s not only a time for rest; it’s also crucial for a baby’s mood, growth and learning.