Prolonged exposure to the cold puts our skin at risk for frostbite.
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.
Newborn screenings help identify potential concerns; Children’s Minnesota experts help families address them
Babies born in Minnesota benefit from having one of the most comprehensive newborn screening programs in the country. These tests check babies for serious, rare disorders that may not be visible at birth.
The beginning of a new year provides us all with an opportunity for a fresh start. Dr. Gigi Chawla provides some ideas for New Year's resolutions for kids.
Since the introduction of the human papillomavirus vaccine in 2006, the number of cervical cancer cases has been cut in half.
If you and your family are traveling this winter, here are some tips to stay safe during your trip.
Influenza, or “the flu,” is often confused with the common cold because symptoms of both illnesses can be similar. Joe Kurland, vaccine specialist and infection preventionist, explains how to spot the difference.
Nearly 1 in 4 teens currently use battery-powered smoking devices. Dr. Angela Goepferd shares more information about these harmful products.
It’s important for kids to stay active during every season, even when it’s cold outside.
The holidays are a great time of year to teach children about the importance of giving back, which is a value they will have throughout their lives.
Four-year-old twins Lincoln and Leland were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes just after their first birthdays. Parents Megan and Jon help them manage the disease all day, every day.