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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spring allergies

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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Grand Rounds: Reply Hazy. Try Again: What does the future of pediatric healthcare look like?

July 26, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Living with Grief – Grandparent and Close Extended Family Member Grief

July 26, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Minneapolis

Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic Family Fun Day

July 30, 2018, 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m., Marine on the St. Croix

News & Press Releases

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Hwy 62 traffic advisory near Children’s Minnetonka

We want you to be aware of resurfacing work on Hwy 62 that affects our Minnetonka location. From July 9 – 28 , access to and from Hwy 62 at Clearwater Dr. is closed. Please watch for detours on Shady Oak Rd. and Bren Rd. There will also be other periodic lane, shoulder and ramp closures as this work continues through October 2018.

Jon DeHaan Foundation Honors Dr. Kelly Han

Dr. Kelly Han has been selected as the recipient of the first of The Jon DeHaan Foundation Award for Innovation in Cardiology.

Children’s named Health Care System of the Year finalist

Children's Minnesota's Investment Team was named one of five finalists for the Health Care System of the Year award, as part of Institutional Investor's Hedge Fund Industry awards.

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