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The dangers of electronic cigarettes for kids and teens

Nearly 1 in 4 teens currently use battery-powered smoking devices. Dr. Angela Goepferd shares more information about these harmful products.

Children’s Minnesota and Minnesota Wild Foundations band together for Hockey Fights Cancer event

The Children’s Minnesota Foundation and Minnesota Wild Foundation raised awareness and money for cancer research.

Dr. Heuermann shares tips for parents of tweens

Dr. Kristin Heuermann joined KARE-TV to talk about tween health.

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News for parents from the 2016 American Academy of Pediatrics Conference

Dr. Gigi Chawla recaps some of the hot topics parents should know coming out of this year's annual American Academy of Pediatrics conference.

Children’s Minnesota patients film video wishing Vikings quarterback happy birthday

Patients created a at the hospital to celebrate the birthday of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.

Annual cancer research fundraiser with Minnesota Wild a success

Minnesota Wild hockey players served dinner and mingled with guests at the annual Wild About Children fundraiser, which raises money for cancer research.

Cities 97 Sampler supports Children’s Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota is partnering with Cities 97 (97.1 FM) to release the Cities 97 Sampler CD, Volume 28. One dollar from every Sampler sold will go directly to Children’s Minnesota.

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New recommendations on infant safe sleep from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Sleep is especially critical for infants, as well as their parents. It’s not only a time for rest; it’s also crucial for a baby’s mood, growth and learning.

Millennials are continuing to visit pediatricians into young adulthood

More millennials are continuing to visit their pediatricians as they venture into young adulthood.

New research presents parents with social media best practices

Research presented at the 2016 AAP National Conference cautioned parents on over-sharing about their kids on social media.