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Children’s Minnesota in the process of becoming a Level I ACS Verified Surgery Center

Children’s is in the process to become a Level I ACS Verified Surgery Center. This is the highest level of distinction for hospitals that perform complex surgical procedures in newborns, children and teens.

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The state of pediatric health care

Investing in our children is the single best thing we can do to ensure a brighter and more successful future – for them, for our state and for our country.

Dr. Mark Hudson recognized by the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Care

Dr. Mark Hudson, medical director of the Midwest Children’s Resource Center is a 2018 National Compassionate Caregiver of the Year (NCCY) award nominee and Honorable Mention recipient.

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New updates to AAP policy on spanking

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated its guidelines on spanking and other forms of corporal punishment.

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New findings from the American Academy of Pediatrics

As the AAP kicks off its annual conference, new findings on pediatric health have been released. We’ve broken a few for you and your family.

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Conversations on Children’s Health with Minnesota’s Gubernatorial Candidates

Minnesota's gubernatorial candidates participated in "Conversations on Children's Health," to discuss their positions on issues related to children's health.

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Tips for a safe Halloween

Halloween can be a fun-filled holiday for kids and families, but it's important to be alert and aware when trick-or-treating. Here are tips to keep your trick-or-treating fun and safe.

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Setting the stage for kids to lead healthy lifestyles

Children's Minnesota is partnering with CycleHealth, which offers a kid-powered wellness platform inspiring kids to create a new cycle of health.

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Four things parents should know about the flu shot

Flu season is just around the corner! These are the four things parents need to know about the influenza vaccine to keep their families healthy.

Children’s Minnesota Top Doctors recognized by Minnesota Monthly Magazine

Children’s is proud to congratulate the 158 physicians who were recognized as 2018 Top Doctors by Minnesota Monthly magazine.