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Give to the Cancer Kids Fund through our Shine Bright for Cancer Kids campaign

Help support kids fighting cancer at Children's Minnesota by donating to the Cancer Kids Fund this September during our Shine Bright for Cancer Kids campaign.

Why should my family get flu shots?

As we get closer to fall, we’re reminded that there’s another respiratory virus about to hit in addition to COVID-19 – influenza. And, once again, it’s more important than ever that you and your family get influenza vaccines this year.

Family Advocacy Week 2020

Hundreds of children across the country gathered virtually this year for the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) Speak Now For Kids Family Advocacy Week.

How to talk to kids about death

Rachel Calvert, child life and music therapy manager at Children’s Minnesota, shares more about how to help kids through the grieving process.

Bringing kids joy during COVID-19: Star Studio works from home

During COVID-19 Star Studio had to get creative in the way they film, produce and distribute entertainment to patients and families at Children's Minnesota.

Shine Bright for Cancer Kids: Mia continues her fight

We met Mia – an amazing cancer fighter – in 2017 when, at 11 years old, she was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma. Mia has once again beat cancer after being diagnosed again in 2019.

Oliver's family

Oliver kicks cancer: Shine Bright for Cancer Kids story

Oliver is a sweet, thoughtful 5-year-old boy. He was born with Down syndrome, but doesn’t let that slow him down. In 2019, when he was only 4 years old, Oliver received bad news – he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Read his story here.

Children’s Minnesota pharmacogenomics program helps find safer medications for patients

Learn more about the Children’s Minnesota pharmacogenomics program and how it helps find safer medications for patients.

AFM: What is it and how can I prevent my child from getting it?

We talked with Dr. Farah Cassis-Ghavami, pediatric infectious diseases and HIV specialist at Children’s Minnesota, about AFM—what are the symptoms parents should watch for, how kids get it and how parents can prevent it.

Emergency care during COVID-19: Ben’s story

Years after receiving care at Children's Minnesota for a traumatic brain injury, Ben has a second neurosurgery. Read his story of recovery.