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Influenza sees record highs at Children’s Minnesota

Experts now consider the flu to be widespread in the US and Minnesota and it appears to be hitting kids harder. Children's saw 325 lab-confirmed influenza cases during the last week of December. We also saw more flu-related hospitalizations during this period. Normally, 10-15 children are admitted to our hospitals in a week, but the last week of December saw 28 new hospitalizations for the illness.

Senator Tina Smith visits Children’s Minnesota to discuss insulin affordability

Minnesota Senator Tina Smith recently visited Children’s Minnesota to discuss issues that face families with kids suffering from childhood diabetes.

Children’s Minnesota nurse honored for dedication to diversity and advocacy work in 2019 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards

Eighteen Children's Minnesota nurses were honored during the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year award, seventeen as finalists and one as a winner in the diversity and advocacy category.

Discussing mental health with your child

Parents often have difficulty identifying when their child may be struggling with mental health. Just how big of an issue is this and how can parents support their child?

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal features in-depth interview with Children’s Minnesota CEO

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal sat down with Children's Minnesota President and CEO Dr. Marc Gorelick for an in-depth interview about his vision for Children’s, changes in the health care system and why he loves working in pediatrics.

Children’s Minnesota reaches audiences across the country through coverage on the dangers of vaping

Children's Minnesota has garnered extensive national attention on the topic of vaping, and has become the thought leader on the subject.

Sue Slocum recognized as Top 30 Health Care Chief Investment Officers

Congratulations Sue Slocum, chief investment officer, for earning a place on Trusted Insight’s Top 30 Health Care Chief Investment Officers list!

Children’s Minnesota nurse receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Children’s is proud to announce that Martha Dugan, APRN, CNP, has been named a winner in the 2019 Mpls.St.Paul Magazine “Outstanding Nurses” Awards.

Rare open fetal tumor removal surgery gives Alexa a second chance at life

Kare 11 shares the touching story of Alexa Mendoza, a toddler who was one of only about a dozen babies in the world to have survived a rare open fetal surgery to remove a tumor while still in her mother’s womb. Children’s Minnesota is one of just a few hospitals across the country that is able to perform this complex and risky procedure.

Anna Youngerman honored as one of 2019 Women in Business for leadership

She is being recognized in part for her work to advance new ways for Children’s to be an effective partner to families and the community.