Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years, according to the CDC.
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.
Dr. Gigi Chawla joined WCCO Mid-Morning to share some of the "tough" questions parents may want to ask their child's doctor.
During a tanning-bed session, teens may receive up to 12 times the UV exposure received from being outside in sunlight.
In honor of National Nurses Week, we recognize and celebrate each and every one of the remarkable nurses at Children's Minnesota who are committed to keeping kids safe, comfortable and always striving to be their best.
Healthy eating is an important part of every child’s health. Children need vitamins and nutrients from healthy foods in order for their bodies and minds to grow.
Grady was born prematurely and has undergone multiple shunt procedures for hydrocephalus, but he doesn’t let anything slow him down.
Rebecca Spehar writes about her and husband Dave's experience after their son, Finn, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a 4-year-old.
Why she rocks: “I’m a senior in high school, and have always been interested in the medical field. I decided to volunteer at Children’s for many reasons; mainly to give back to my community and to the people that help others every day. Also, I love cuddling with babies!”
Dr. Gigi Chawla shares tips for choosing a pediatrician.
With ticks come high rates of tick-borne illness such as Lyme disease. Get the facts and learn how to prevent tick-borne illnesses.