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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Kids trick-or-treating for candy

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween can be a fun-filled holiday for kids and families, but it’s important to be alert and aware when trick-or-treating.

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Twins Brody and Cooper thrive after life-saving Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome surgery

Identical twins share more than just looks with TTTS – Brody and Cooper thrive after beating a rare complication.

Children’s Minnesota Best Doctors recognized by Minnesota Monthly Magazine

Children’s Minnesota is proud to congratulate our 99 physicians who were recognized as 2016 Best Doctors by Minnesota Monthly magazine.

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Minnesota SID Center offers support, resources for families

The Minnesota Sudden Infant Death Center provides resources, counseling and support for families and communities.

Teenage girl texting and driving in a blue car

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Children's Minnesota teamed up with @Best Buy Yellow Tag Productions to curb the temptation to text and drive.

Young girl getting shot, tightly hugging teddy bear

The flu shot is the best defense against influenza

The flu, or influenza, is a complex, highly-contagious virus that is nearly impossible to predict. The flu vaccine is the best way to protect against influenza.

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Amina and Rania Abdi – Anchor Patient Story

Twin sisters were diagnosed with a rare disorder while in the womb, but a live-saving in-utero procedure allowed them both a chance at life.

Child abduction and abuse prevention: teaching your kids how to stay safe

Dr. Mark Hudson shares tips on talking to your child about abduction and abuse, difficult but important topics.

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Q&A: Sanford Children’s Genomic Medicine Consortium

Dr. Gunter Scharer, medical director of the Children's Minnesota genomic medicine program, tells us more about genomic medicine and explains what parents need to know about the new Sanford Children's Genomic Medicine Consortium.

Sara Bultsma and Dr. Yoav Messinger

Pediatric cancer survivor celebrates her health at Pine Tree Apple Tennis Classic 5K

Thirteen years after a leukemia diagnosis, Sara Bultsma remains inspired by the care she received at Children's Minnesota.