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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.

Little scientific evidence proves connection between sugar and hyperactivity in children

Hannah Kull, nurse practitioner at Children's Minnesota, joined WCCO-TV’s “Good Question” segment to discuss the effects sugar has on kids.

Star Tribune: New screen time guidelines released for young children

Children's Minnesota's Dr. Gigi Chawla weighed in on the new American Academy of Pediatrics screen time guidelines.

Children’s Minnesota Best Doctors recognized by Minnesota Monthly Magazine

Children’s Minnesota is proud to congratulate our 99 physicians who were recognized as 2016 Best Doctors by Minnesota Monthly magazine.

New CAR T-Cell therapy increasing leukemia patient survival rates

Children’s Minnesota is using a new medical therapy known as CAR T-cell therapy that could help kids with acute lymphoblastic leukemia have a better chance of survival.

Relationships and interaction with caregivers critical to positive development in children

Dr. Mike Troy sat down with KARE-TV to discuss why the 0-3 age range is so important for lifelong growth and development.

Shape.com: How young can you get breast cancer?

At 8 years old, Chrissy Turner was diagnosed with secretory breast carcinoma at a hospital in Utah. Dr. Joanna Perkins, Children’s Minnesota Cancer and Blood Disorders Program physician, shared insights with Shape.com about breast cancer in young people, noting that this type of cancer is possible at any age but is exceptionally rare in children and adolescents. Read the full story: How young can you get breast cancer?

Patsy Stinchfield answers flu questions on WCCO-TV

Patsy Stinchfield weighed in on WCCO-TV’s Good Question segment to answer questions about flu vaccine and this year’s flu season.

Star Tribune: Helping your kids handle the flu shot

Patsy Stinchfield provided the Star Tribune with information about the flu vaccine and influenza virus.

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Q&A: Sanford Children’s Genomic Medicine Consortium

Dr. Gunter Scharer, medical director of the Children's Minnesota genomic medicine program, tells us more about genomic medicine and explains what parents need to know about the new Sanford Children's Genomic Medicine Consortium.