In early childhood, brain development occurs more rapidly than during any other stage of human life.
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.
Pesky insects often irritate or interrupt summer fun.
Drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 1-14.
Each year in the U.S., thousands of adults and children are treated in emergency rooms for fireworks-related injuries.
Staying safe in the sun and avoiding dehydration is important.
Dr. Gigi Chawla provides safety tips for preventing and treating injuries.
The New York Times published a story on its health blog about how children's pain often has been mismanaged, particularly in the U.S.
Studies showed that for the past three flu seasons FluMist failed to provide the same level of protection as a flu shot.
Lainee Balsimo has received treatment at Children's for pleuropulmonary blastoma, a rare form of lung cancer found in 30-50 kids in the U.S. each year.
Why she rocks: “I'm a student at the University of Minnesota, and hoping to eventually get into a physical therapy program. I have always loved working with kids so volunteering here at Children's was a perfect combination of two of my passions!”