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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Register to run at HeartBeat 5000

One of the signature events at Children's Minnesota focuses on fitness and fun, and its proceeds benefit the cardiovascular program.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Find that summer-schedule sweet spot

Dr. Gigi Chawla shares advice for how to make the school-to-summer adjustment easier.

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Children’s Pedcast: Leaving kids in the car

Injury prevention program coordinator Dex Tuttle joins the podcast to talk about the dangers of leaving or forgetting your child in the car when the weather is warm.

Children’s Dr. Robert Segal receives Homer Venters Outstanding Clinical Teacher award

The award recognizes clinical faculty members who have made outstanding contributions to the education of pediatricians.

Red-Vested Rockstar: Julia Jevnick

Why she rocks: “After participating in various fundraising efforts for local children and for cancer research, I decided to become a volunteer at Children's Hospital.

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PSA urges water, pool safety

Abbey's Hope, a Twin Cities-based nonprofit, released a powerful public service announcement about pool and water safety.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Study gives reason for babies’ common first words

In a story by The Bump, Dr. Gigi Chawla shares her recommendation for exposing babies to a wide range of vocabulary and conversational dialogue from birth.

Ciceron: Not your average agency

Children’s Minnesota leverages the digital expertise at Ciceron to make an even bigger impact for kids.

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6 ways to protect kids’ skin from the sun

Much of our lifetime sun exposure happens in the first 18 years of our lives, and protecting the skin of infants and children will reduce their skin-cancer risk as they grow older.

It’s a privilege, caring for the most amazing people on earth.

At Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, we see amazing every day. In the fighting spirit of a 25-week-old preemie. In the resilient five-year-old learning to walk again. And in the sense of pure optimism we see in every child.