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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.

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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.