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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Teige triumphs through cancer and rare genetic platelet disorder

A cancer diagnosis for any family is hard. But Teige’s diagnosis was further complicated by a rare genetic platelet disorder called Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia.

Jacqueline at prom with family and friends standing in front of a fountain.

Jacqueline continues to inspire others through cancer journey

Jacqueline Englund was just 16-years-old when she was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma. See how her cancer journey has inspired her to give back to kids today.

boy sleeping peacefully on bed in dark bedroom.

Tips for healthy sleep schedules

Six tips to help your child ease into his or her school-time sleep schedule and maintain healthy sleep habits throughout the year.

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Easing the back to school transition with kids and teenagers

The start of a new school year for kids is finally here. We want all children to feel happy, healthy and prepared for the transition to a new school year.

Camber shines through leukemia diagnosis

Camber was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) at two and a half years old. Today, she shows us what bravery really looks like.

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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: Clinicopathologic Conference

September 28, 2017, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Saint Paul

Day of the Dozers

September 30, 2017, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Elk River

News & Press Releases

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Children’s Minnesota’s fourth annual Shine Bright Bash raises more than $395,000 to support Cancer Kids Fund

MINNEAPOLIS – (September 11, 2017) – More than 400 guests filled the Minneapolis Event Center on Saturday, September 9, for Children’s Minnesota’s Shine Bright Bash, raising more than $395,000 for Children’s Cancer Kids Fund.

State Fair fun brought to Children’s Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota, in partnership with Great Clips, hosted “The Great Fair” at the Minneapolis hospital campus.

Children’s recognized in Best of Business 2017 list

Children’s Minnesota was selected as the best hospital in Twin Cities Business Magazine's Best of Business 2017 list.

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