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Children’s Mental Health for Primary Care: The Early Years

April 5, 2019, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., St. Paul

Join fellow primary care clinicians to learn from local and national experts in pediatric mental health how to address gaps in practice and incorporate new information to effectively manage mental and behavioral health issues in children. We recognize the increasing number of mental health concerns that are managed in the primary care office and aim to support clinician’s ongoing need for further education, training, and access to available local resources.

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En la clínica de atención primaria prestamos una amplia variedad de servicios relacionados con las necesidades típicas de la infancia; y si encontramos algo irregular, le pondremos en contacto con los servicios correspondientes dentro del sistema de Children’s de Minnesota.

Newborn Screening Program

Babies born in Minnesota benefit from having one of the most comprehensive newborn screening programs in the country. These set of tests check babies for serious, rare disorders that may not be visible at birth but if detected and diagnosed early can be treated or helped through interventions. The three tests are blood spot, hearing, and pulse oximetry screening.

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New Year’s resolutions for kids

The beginning of a new year provides us all with an opportunity for a fresh start. Dr. Gigi Chawla provides some ideas for New Year's resolutions for kids.

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Zika virus health warnings and prevention tips

Dr. Gigi Chawla shared the latest information regarding Zika virus on WCCO "Mid-Morning."

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Important steps to prepare teens for college

Dr. Gigi Chawla and daughter Maddy share tips to ease parents' and kids' anxiety during the college transition.

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Children’s Pedcast: Developing the infant-toddler brain

Gigi Chawla, MD, and Mike Troy, PhD, talk about how children ages 0-3 can best learn and what parents need and don't need to raise a healthy child.

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Kids & outdoors: Tips to keep them safe, treat injuries

Dr. Gigi Chawla provides safety tips for preventing and treating injuries.

Dr. Chawla gives advice on “baby talk”

Dr. Gigi Chawla provided expertise on how to talk to your baby at an early age.

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Food that gets kids required vitamin D

Molly Martyn, MD, shares how parents can help their kids meet daily vitamin D requirements.