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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Measles: What you need to know

What you need to know about the measles

While no longer common in the U.S., recent measles cases in Minnesota have prompted cause for concern. Measles is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death.

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We All Can Play a Part in Building Community, Building Hope

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This month and throughout the year, Children’s Minnesota encourages all individuals and organizations to play a role in making your community a better place for children and families.

Kyle overcomes unlikely disorder

Kyle was diagnosed with an unlikely eating disorder affecting his ability to thrive, but Children's Minnesota gives him the power overcome his challenges.

Rock the Cradle — a free day of family fun with The Current and Children’s Minnesota

Enjoy a free day of music, dancing, art and fun at Rock the Cradle 2017, sponsored by The Current and Children’s Minnesota.

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Signs and symptoms of a concussion

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that can disrupt normal brain function. Here are a few tips to keep your family safe and healthy.

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Important news for Blue Cross members

Children’s Minnesota is ending its contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Blue Plus (Blue Cross). A key reason is a drastic and unprecedented cut demanded by Blue Cross in its reimbursement rates for our Medicaid patients. We are in the process of notifying families about what this means for their ability to access services through our hospitals and clinics once our contract ends.

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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.

Calendar of Events

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

Apr 01, 2017 12:00 AM – Apr 01, 2018 12:00 AM, St. Paul

Professional Development Workshop: The EPEC-Pediatrics Professional Development Workshop (PDW)

Apr 28, 2017, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Quebec

Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (EPEC) – Pediatrics

Apr 29, 2017 12:00 PM – Apr 30, 2017 5:00 PM, Quebec

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Children’s “Rising Stars” recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Congratulations to the 79 Children’s Minnesota physicians recognized by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine as 2017 “Rising Stars.” This is the third edition of the Top Doctors Rising Stars list, which highlights outstanding physicians who have been fully licensed to practice for approximately 10 years or less. This year’s list includes 383 doctors in 43 specialties, who were selected after a peer-nomination process. Candidates were evaluated on myriad factors, including (but not limited to) professional achievement, review by an expert physician panel, extensive research and disciplinary history. Only doctors who received the highest total points from the surveys, research and blue-ribbon panel were selected to this list.

Children’s Minnesota partnership with Life is Good Kids Foundation benefits staff and patients

A partnership between Children’s Minnesota and the Life Is Good Kids Foundation has contributed to the training of nearly 80 Children’s staff members to be “playmakers.”

Children’s Hospitals Today recognizes Children’s Minnesota’s record safety milestone

Patsy Stinchfield discussed the Children's Minnesota St. Paul PICU's record 2,570 days without a central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI).

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