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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Even a spine tumor can’t stop Mia from living her life to the fullest

At 11 years old, Mia was a normal, active kid. When doctors found a tumor on her spine and she was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, everything changed.

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Battling leukemia, Camber’s resilience shines as bright as her smile

Camber has overcome many challenges since being diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and continues to take every day in stride.

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All for Tyler: giving back to honor a little brother’s life

Ashley Cohn is honoring her brother Tyler's legacy during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month through Shine Bright For Kids.

Jack Skordahl and his parents

Navigating the journey with cancer; how the Cancer Kids Fund supports kids like Jack

Meet Jack and learn how the Cancer Kids Fund helps kids just like him.

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New AAP guidelines advise kids to ride in rear-facing car seats longer

On Aug. 30, 2018, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued updated car seat guidelines.

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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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Swing for the Children

September 24, 2018, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Oakdale

28th Annual Practical Pediatrics for Primary Care

September 27, 2018 8 a.m. – September 28, 2018 4 p.m., St. Paul

Soups on for Kids

September 27, 2018, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., Saint Paul

News & Press Releases

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New AAP guidelines advise kids to ride in rear-facing car seats longer

On Aug. 30, 2018, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued updated car seat guidelines.

Children’s Minnesota names Pam VanHazinga as next chief nursing officer and vice president patient care services

Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) is pleased to announce Pam VanHazinga, MBA, BSN, RN, as its new chief nursing officer (CNO) and vice president of patient care services.

Children’s Minnesota Outstanding Nurses recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine celebrated excellence in Twin Cities nursing by toasting more than 65 finalists and recognizing 17 winners of the coveted Outstanding Nurses Awards in August. Children’s nurses represented 11 of the finalists and three of the winners at the event.

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