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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.

Children’s Minnesota hosts roundtable meeting with Senator Amy Klobuchar

Children’s Minnesota hosts roundtable meeting on Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) with Senator Amy Klobuchar, Children’s Minnesota doctors, the Minnesota Department of Health, and patient families.

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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.

New study finds that probiotics don’t help kids with stomach bugs

Children’s president and CEO Dr. Marc Gorelick spoke to the Star Tribune about probiotics and new findings from the national trial he co-led.

Dr. Emily Chapman addresses concerns about Acute Flaccid Myelitis

Dr. Emily Chapman, chief medical officer and vice president of medical affairs, spoke with Romper about whether Acute Flaccid Myelitis is contagious.

Geek Squad Agent and teenage patient develop friendship

Geek Squad agent Elliot Nelson and Christian, a 16-year-old Children’s Minnesota patient, developed an unlikely friendship.

Joe Kurland talks differences between flu shot and nasal spray

Joe Kurland discussed the differences between the flu vaccine and nasal spray.

Dr. Robert Tibesar on rare airway obstruction condition

Dr. Robert Tibesar, pediatric otolaryntologist, talked to KSTP about Congenital High Airway Obstruction Syndrome (CHAOS), a rare genetic condition that has left a 3-year-old girl unable to use her vocal chords.