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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Fun ways to give back with your kids during the holidays

The holiday season is a perfect time to teach children about the importance of giving back to those in need. Even if you personally don’t have much to give, there are many opportunities to make a difference in the lives of others.

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Help Protect the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Minnesota is urging our U.S. senators and representatives to protect children and extend CHIP funding immediately. Children’s health shouldn’t be a partisan issue.

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Help fight antibiotic resistance

Infections are often painful and can get in the way of your child’s well-being and everyday activities. You may be surprised to learn that many common infections do not necessarily require antibiotics.

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Halloween safety tips for kids with sensitivies

Halloween can be a fun-filled holiday for kids and families, but it's important to be alert and aware when trick-or-treating.

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The flu shot is the best defense against influenza

The flu, or influenza, is a complex, highly-contagious virus that is nearly impossible to predict. The flu vaccine is the best way to protect against influenza.

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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: Seeing White: The construction of whiteness and how it works

December 14, 2017, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Living with Grief – Spirituality and Grief

December 14, 2017, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Minneapolis

News & Press Releases

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PUBLIC NOTICE: MAGNET RECOGNITION PROGRAM – SITE VISIT

MAGNET RECOGNITION PROGRAM ® - SITE VISIT

A Day-by-Day Guide to Treating a Cold or the Flu

Patsy Stinchfield shared tips for tackling the flu by staying hydrated and monitoring a fever.

Children’s Minnesota names Marc Gorelick, MD, as next chief executive officer

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. – (Nov. 13, 2017) – Children’s Minnesota (Children’s) is pleased to announce Marc Gorelick, MD, as its new chief executive officer (CEO). This news comes on the heels of current Children’s CEO Bob Bonar’s announcement that he intends to retire on Dec. 8, 2017. Since joining Children’s in 2014, Bonar has championed a more collaborative system of care for children and families in our region – to improve access, quality and value – and has been focused on bridging relationships with health systems sharing this same spirit.

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