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Josh Karels

For Minnesota boy, hockey is more than a game

For 15-year-old Josh Karels, who was diagnosed with multisystem autoimmune disease, an illness that causes the body's inflammatory system to destroy healthy organs, the bonds built through hockey are the foundation of his life.

Elijah cochlear implants

Cochlear implants give Elijah new life

Elijah was born deaf, but technology gives him the power to hear the world around him.

Ask Dr. Gigi

How to avoid, treat winter illnesses

Gigi Chawla, MD, joined "WCCO Mid-Morning" to share ways that parents can avoid and treat illnesses in winter with their children.

Midwest Children's Resource Center MCRC

Take proactive approach to preventing sexual abuse

It’s important for parents to be aware of the risk of sexual abuse in young children and to take steps toward prevention.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Ways to keep kids active in winter

Gigi Chawla, MD, joined "WCCO Mid-Morning" to share fun ways parents can make sure their kids are getting necessary exercise during cold winter months.

2016 Team Superstars kickoff at Mill City Running

This year's charity running team kickoff event takes place 9-11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 7.

Kitty in snow helps patient during chemotherapy

Five-year-old Hello Kitty fan Berkley received a surprise outside of her window during treatment for neuroblastoma.

Minnesota Wild hockey

Parise, Wild skate with Children’s Minnesota patients

Teammates and Joe Mauer joined Zach Parise and 15 former patients for a skating and pizza party at Richfield Ice Arena.

istock flu checkup

‘The flu’ may not be the flu

Influenza can come on suddenly, with symptoms often including fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches and fatigue.

Ask Dr. Gigi

Ear-infection prevention, diagnosis and treatment

Gigi Chawla, MD, joined "WCCO Mid-Morning" to discuss the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of ear infections in kids.