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Five things parents should look for when choosing a primary care provider

Many factors go into choosing a primary care provider, and Children's Minnesota is here to help you through the process. Here are five things parents should look for.

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Top five questions asked during a well-child visit: Answered

We talked with Carolyn Solberg, pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) at Children’s Minnesota, about the top five questions parents ask their primary care providers during a well-child visit.

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Why does my child’s asthma get worse in the winter?

This winter, keep your child healthy and safe from asthma flare-ups by knowing more about what triggers their asthma.

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Protecting your child from RSV

This year, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) has been spreading quickly and affecting infants and young children in Minnesota. The trouble is, RSV can oftentimes be confused for the common cold or the flu when in fact, this illness is more serious and can sometimes be deadly. Learn what RSV is, how it spreads and how you can prevent it.

Winter travel tips

Minnesota is no stranger to cold temperatures, heavy snow and icy roads. If you and your family are traveling this winter, here are some tips to stay safe during your trip.

Tips to keep your kids safe while sledding

In Minnesota, we don’t let the snow or the cold keep us from being active. But outdoor activities that kids love, like sledding, can sometimes be dangerous. We want kids to enjoy the winter wonderland we call home, so we’re sharing some tips for parents to keep their kids safe while sledding.

My child has the flu, now what?

Flu season is in full swing, so we're sharing what parents need to know about influenza and what they should do if their child has flu-like symptoms.

Helping families navigate social factors that impact health – Community Connect featured as part of Minnesota Hospital Association campaign

Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) featured Children’s Minnesota’s innovative Community Connect program as part of MHA’s Healthy Communities campaign. The campaign highlights the work of hospitals throughout the state providing solutions and support beyond medical care that improve the health and lives of Minnesotans.

Why is hand washing so important?

Help your child stay protected from illnesses, like coronavirus, by teaching them when they should wash their hands and the best way to wash their hands.

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Managing eating disorders during the holidays

The holidays are a time many people look forward to, filled with food and family gatherings. But for many people, especially those with eating disorders, this time of the year can be challenging. Get tips for supporting children with eating disorders here.