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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In the Crosshairs of Gun Violence: Our Children

Gun violence is a public health issue. Similar to other public health issues, we can’t tackle them with one single answer.

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

Join Children's Minnesota and The Current for Rock the Cradle - a free event for kids and their grownups to explore music, art and culture this Sunday, February 11 at the Minneapolis Institute of Art and Children’s Theatre Company.

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Treating and preventing the spread of influenza

Influenza, or “the flu,” is a highly contagious respiratory viral infection that can leave people of all ages feeling miserable. The most common symptoms include: a high fever, runny nose, sore throat, muscle pains, headache, coughing, and feeling tired.

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Advancing health equity for all Minnesota’s children

At Children’s Minnesota, it is our vision to be every family’s partner in raising healthier children. That means advocating for policies, education and awareness that will create healthier, more secure and happy lives for all kids.

Football fans donate $221,143 to Child Life program at Children’s Minnesota

Football fans, inspired by the grit and generosity of NFL punter Thomas Morstead, donated more than $200,000 in less than a week, all for the Child Life program at Children’s Minnesota.

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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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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: When the bowels won’t move

February 22, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Rock the Cradle Pop Up Ski Party

February 24, 2018, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Hastings

News & Press Releases

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Advances in Therapies for Mother and Baby

Highlights from the 2017 Fetal to Neonatal Care Conference: Advances in Therapies for Mother and Baby

The first Fetal to Neonatal Care conference, hosted by Midwest Fetal Care Center, brought together experts in fetal and perinatal medicine to promote knowledge of advanced interventions and therapies. Read more for a few highlights.

Kelly Wolfe selected for 2018 Class of Presidential Leadership Scholars

Kelly Wolfe, director of public affairs and policy, was selected as one of 59 scholars chosen for the 2018 Class of Presidential Leadership Scholars fourth annual class.

Super Bowl traffic and transportation advisory

Our locations will remain open as usual during the days leading up to the Super Bowl and the weekend of the big game. Learn more about road closures and transit options around the city.

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