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

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.

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.

Related image for article, Twins Brody and Cooper thrive after life-saving Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome surgery

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.

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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Twins Amina and Rania are “nothing short of a miracle”

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.

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.