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2022 Minnesota Student Survey reveals long-term mental health problems

The 2022 Minnesota Student Survey has provided some sobering news. The survey showed that there’s an increasing number of students experiencing anxiety and depression – particularly for girls, and those identifying as trans and non-binary.

New Year’s resolution: ditch the weight loss talk

Many people’s New Year’s resolutions center around starting new habits and trying to get healthier. People often have a goal of losing a certain number of pounds or going to the gym a certain number of times. But Dr. Katy Miller suggests taking a different approach to resolutions with your kids.

Star Studio celebrates 15 years

Lights, camera, action! January 2023 marks 15 years for Star Studio, Children’s Minnesota’s in-house TV studio.

Strep throat: what parents need to know

You may have heard of the increase in strep throat spreading around schools, daycares and other places in the community. We’re here to help you understand what strep throat is, the signs to watch out for and what to do if you suspect your child might be infected.

Spreading holiday cheer: Children’s Minnesota hosts Holiday Toy Shop for patient families

What better way to spread holiday cheer to the kids in our hospitals than sharing toys and fun? During the winter holiday season, Children’s Minnesota has always been dedicated to providing gifts for families during their stay in the hospital.

Minnesota Nurses Association strike notice

On Dec. 1, 2022, the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) notified several health systems throughout the state, including Children’s Minnesota, that they intend to go on strike starting Dec. 11, until Saturday, Dec. 31.

A Q&A on mental health support at Children’s Minnesota

While we hope to help as many kids and teens as we can, our new inpatient mental health unit does have a capacity limit. We understand this may cause confusion and frustration for parents. Children’s Minnesota wants to address the questions you may have about this.

Children’s Minnesota opened its first inpatient mental health unit

Children’s Minnesota is pleased to announce that on Nov. 29, 2022, we opened our first inpatient mental health unit, located at our St. Paul hospital.

Helping Hudson: from rare diagnosis to life-changing brain surgery

At 1.5 years old, Hudson loved playing around his house and would take a tumble from time to time, just like other kids. But, one day, Hudson took a tumble and hit his head on a coffee table. Little did his family know, this fall would change their lives forever.

Holiday giving guide for Children’s Minnesota

Here are some recommendations to best guide your giving to Children’s Minnesota this holiday season.