The latest Children’s Minnesota stories in the news and press releases from across our hospitals and clinics.

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Pet and music therapy supported by donations

Annie Waters spoke to KARE 11 about how donations help Children’s continue to fund programs like pet therapy and music therapy.

Dr. Anu Kalaskar speaks to potential treatments for Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Dr. Anu Kalaskar spoke about potential treatments for Acute Flaccid Myelitis if it is found to be an auto immune disorder.

Joe Kurland talks flu vaccine with Wired

Joseph Kurland, vaccine specialist, spoke to Wired about people’s perceptions of the flu vaccine.

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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.

Dr. Marc Gorelick’s desk featured in Twin Cities Business Magazine

Dr. Marc Gorelick shared how items in his workplace keep him motivated to continue working to improve children’s health.

Dr. Gigi Chawla speaks on AAP’s recommendation against spanking

Dr. Gigi Chawla shared her thoughts on AAP’s recommendations against spanking and offers alternate ways to correct children’s behavior.

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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.

Study finds that children cannot distinguish real guns from toy guns

Dr. Angela Kade Goepferd weighed in on the role of pediatricians in gun safety and education.

Dr. Gigi Chawla warns against antibiotic sharing

Dr. Gigi Chawla spoke on the dangers of not completing antibiotic courses and sharing leftover medication with family members.