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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What parents need to know about insect bites and stings

Insect bites and stings are an uncomfortable, and often unavoidable, part of Minnesota summers. We’re sharing what parents need to know about bug bites and bee stings, and how they can be avoided.

Drowning: What to look for, what to do and ways to prevent it

Children’s Minnesota pediatric surgeon Dr. Nathan Kreykes, Trauma Medical Director, talks about drownings: what to look for, and what to do if you see one of these tragic accidents.

Work Here Wednesday: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist positions open

We currently have openings for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA). We welcome new graduates to apply and previous pediatric experience is not required!

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How to keep your kids active this summer

We believe it’s important for kids to stay healthy and happy as they grow up. One way to accomplish this is through physical activity. Use these tips to keep your kids active this summer.

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Wiffle Wars 2019

Join us for the 3rd annual Wiffle Wars event at CHS Field on Saturday, August 10, to support Children’s Minnesota.

Game on! Microsoft donates gaming wall to St. Paul hospital

Thanks to a generous in-kind donation by the Microsoft Store at Mall of America, patients and families can enjoy games just like they would at home or with their friends in the Child Life Zone at our St. Paul hospital.

Dr. Marc Gorelick joins panel on health care staffing

Dr. Marc Gorelick, Children’s president and CEO, joined Minneapolis/St.Paul Business Journal and four other industry experts to discuss health care workforce challenges and opportunities.

Dr. Andrea Lampland named Top Doctor in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Children’s Minnesota is excited to congratulate our very own Dr. Andrea Lampland, MD, neonatologist, for her recognition from Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as a 2019 Top Doctor in the Twin Cities.

Work Here Wednesday: Sarah Hallstrom, Human Resources Consultant

To learn more about what it’s like to work in Children’s Human Resources department, we spoke with Sarah Hallstrom about her role as a Human Resources Consultant.

Five tips to keep kids safe near water

With the Minnesota summer heating up, taking a dip in the pool or lake is the perfect way to cool down. Before starting family fun near water, read Dr. Natalie Rigelman-Hedberg's tips to keep kids safe while swimming.