Stories that change you forever

When you work with the most amazing people on earth, you’re bound to have some interesting stories to tell. Every day amazing things happen here at Children’s Minnesota. From a single child’s incredible story to a research breakthrough that helps thousands of kids, we have stories that will change the way you see the world.

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Learn more about Children’s news and events, what’s going on at our hospitals and clinics, and our experts in the news. You can also read stories written by our staff, patients and families.

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Is Your Teen Crossing the Street Safely?

We spend a great deal of time with our young children talking about how to safely cross the street. However, recent data shows it’s the teens that are at much higher risk of injury and death from pedestrian activities.

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Shine Bright Bash 2017

Join Children's Minnesota at our annual Shine Bright Bash event, with proceeds benefiting the Cancer Kids Fund.

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Children’s Welcomes San Diego Zoo Kids channel

In August, Children's Minnesota welcomed the San Diego Zoo Kids channel, a commercial-free, 24-hour-a-day program, bringing animals in zoos and aquariums to both Children's hospital locations.

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Jacob’s journey: how genetic testing helped treat pediatric seizures

Before the age of three, Jacob suffered from multiple seizures, resulting in two hospitalizations and many medications. Needing answers, Jacob's parents turned to genetic testing at Children's Minnesota.

Children’s MN Takes to Capitol Hill: Children’s Hospital Association Speak Now For Kids Advocacy Day

In July, Children’s participated in the Children’s Hospital Association’s Family Advocacy Day in Washington D.C.

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Medicaid and its impact on our kids

As the health care industry faces a time of unprecedented change, we remain committed to providing exceptional care to all children and their families, regardless of their ability to pay.

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Midwest Fetal Care Center

Midwest Fetal Care Center is the first and largest advanced fetal care program in the Upper Midwest. Providing expanded access to prenatal care.

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Influenza

Get all the facts on influenza from Children's infectious disease experts.

Calendar of Events

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Toddler Attention Study at Children’s St. Paul Primary Care Clinic

April 1, 2017 12 a.m. – April 1, 2018 12 a.m., St. Paul

Grand Rounds: Top 10 Ambulatory Articles

August 17, 2017, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Saint Paul

Grand Rounds: Medication management in ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder

August 24, 2017, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

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Dr. Robb Doss shares advice on concussion prevention

Dr. Robb Doss, co-director of the pediatric concussion clinic, shared tips on concussion prevention and spoke about the importance of immediate treatment.

Children’s Minnesota names Emily Chapman, MD, as next chief medical officer

MINNEAPOLIS – (August 1, 2017) – Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) is pleased to announce Emily Chapman, MD, as its new chief medical officer (CMO) and vice president of medical affairs. Dr. Chapman has been at Children’s for more than 10 years and previously served as vice chief medical officer. She officially began her new role on July 5, 2017.

Children’s Minnesota partnership focuses on smartphone technology

A partnership between Children's Minnesota and Pops! Diabetes Care focuses on smartphone technology to better manage diabetes.

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