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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How to fight spring allergies

Minnesotans love seasonal changes and warmer weather, but for those who suffer from allergies this can be a difficult time of the year.

Evan Ginter and brother

Why I Walk for Amazing: Evan’s Story

Evan was six months old when he was diagnosed with pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB), a rare form of cancer that originates in the lung or the covering of the lungs.

Why I Walk for Amazing: Stella and Nora

When it came to care for their two daughters, Stella and Nora, Jamie and Mike knew there was no other choice than Children’s Minnesota.

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Preparing for a hospital stay

Dr. Lindsey Yock, hospitalist, shares how parents can prepare their child for an overnight visit to the hospital.

Callen with mom

One family’s journey with congenital heart disease: Callen’s story

Callen was diagnosed with Coarctation of the Aorta (CoA) a few weeks after birth but that doesn't stop him from sharing his big heart and smile with the world.

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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.

Clinicians from the Midwest Fetal Care Center.

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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Children’s Hospitals Golf Benefit

June 25, 2018, 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Dellwood

Grand Rounds: Safe Spaces: Injury prevention hot topics

June 28, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Grand Rounds: Down Syndrome – Not just an extra chromosome!

July 12, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

News & Press Releases

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Children’s Top Doctors recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Congratulations to the 197 Children’s physicians recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2018 Top Doctors. The 22nd edition of the list includes more than 800 doctors from across the Twin Cities. Physicians were asked to nominate one or more doctors (excluding themselves) whom they would choose if they or a loved one were seeking medical care. From there, candidates were grouped into 45 specialties and on myriad factors, including (but not limited to) peer recognition, professional achievement, and disciplinary history. Doctors who had the highest scores from each grouping were invited to serve on a blue-ribbon panel that evaluated the other candidates.

Marc Gorelick receives the Jim Seidel Distinguished Service Award from AAP

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) named Children’s president and CEO Dr. Marc Gorelick the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Jim Seidel Distinguished Service Award.

Dr. Marc Gorelick explains impact of toxic stress on kids

Dr. Marc Gorelick, president and CEO, sat down with KARE 11's Breaking the News to discuss the impact toxic stress, such as the stress caused when a child is separated from their family at the border, canhave on children.

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