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Dr. Sheldon Berkowitz discusses reducing gun violence

Dr. Sheldon Berkowitz presented a variety of ways that physicians and communities can reduce gun violence in a piece he authored for Minnesota Physician.

Comfort Promise is reducing needle pain

Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf talks to the Star Tribune about what Children’s Minnesota has done to reduce needle pain in children.

Dr. Susan Sencer discusses Childhood Cancer Awareness month

Dr. Susan Sencer appeared on the WCCO Mid-Morning show to talk about Children’s Shine Bright for Kids campaign and advancements in childhood cancer treatment and diagnosis.

Children’s genomics team diagnoses rare disease in weeks-old patient

The genomics team at Children’s diagnosed a patient with a rare disease: Generalized Arterial Calcification of Infancy.

Children’s Minnesota improves health of children with on-site attorney

Brianna Boone spoke with the Star Tribune about how her role as the designated attorney at Children’s Minnesota helps patient families.

First Give initiative at Children’s welcomes Native American babies to the world

The First Gift program provides moccasins to American Indian babies at Children’s Minnesota.

Dr. Carrie Borchardt discusses rise in ADHD diagnoses

Dr. Carrie Borchardt spoke with the Star Tribune about a new study that showed an increase in ADHD diagnoses.

Related image for article, New AAP guidelines advise kids to ride in rear-facing car seats longer

New AAP guidelines advise kids to ride in rear-facing car seats longer

On Aug. 30, 2018, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued updated car seat guidelines.

Comfort Promise: eradicating pediatric pain and suffering at Children’s

Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf told Pain Research Forum about how he became passionate about his work, his work at Children’s Minnesota, and what he hopes the future will bring for children’s pain management.

Children’s Minnesota names Pam VanHazinga as next chief nursing officer and vice president patient care services

Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) is pleased to announce Pam VanHazinga, MBA, BSN, RN, as its new chief nursing officer (CNO) and vice president of patient care services.