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How to keep your child safe from the dangers of button batteries

Kids play with toys every day. But some toys, especially battery-operated toys, can be unsafe. Button batteries are small, coin-shaped batteries found in many toys that can be dangerous if a child swallows one. Find out how to keep your child safe from the dangers of button batteries here.

How can I keep my child safe from stairway falls?

Most of kids' time is spent at home, so it’s not surprising that most injuries occur in the home. One common way that kids get hurt is on the stairs.

Work Here Wednesday: Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit RNs

We’re searching for RNs who can balance a family-centered team approach to providing care with their high technical skill set.

Food to Hog program expands to Children’s Minnesota Business Campus

The Food to Hog program at Children’s Minnesota has now expanded to the Children’s Minnesota Business Campus.

Children’s Minnesota neonatal nurse practitioner receives lifetime achievement award

Congratulations to Martha Dugan, APRN, CNP, neonatal nurse practitioner, who received big honors for her work with the tiniest patients.

Why Black History Month Matters

Black History Month is more than a celebration of the richness of African American history. It is a chance to correct the historical record.

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The Midwest Fetal Care Center: A combination of experts from Children’s Minnesota and Allina Health produce exceptional outcomes

The Midwest Fetal Care Center (MWFCC) team is attending the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine’s (SMFM) 40th annual pregnancy meeting in Grapevine, Texas, from Feb. 3-8, 2020. This annual meeting is a place for leaders and colleagues in maternal-fetal medicine get together and learn about cutting-edge obstetrics updates through workshops, forums and presentations.

Nurses of Color Employee Resource Group hosts first official meeting

The newly formed Children’s Minnesota Nurses of Color Employee Resource Group (NOC ERG) kicked off its first meeting on the St. Paul campus on Jan. 29. The NOC ERG, which now has more than 100 members, was created in the fall by a core group of nurses, leaders and the equity and inclusion team at Children’s Minnesota.

Here’s how you can prevent burns in your kitchen

Burns are one of the most common childhood accidents and often occur in the home. Read on to learn what types of burns to watch out for and simple steps you can take to prevent these accidents.

Dr. Marc Gorelick participates in the Minneapolis/St.Paul Business Journal annual health care panel

Dr. Marc Gorelick, Children's Minnesota president and CEO, joined top health care executives to talk about each organization’s top priorities moving into 2020.