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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Dr. Marc Gorelick participates in the Minneapolis/St.Paul Business Journal annual health care panel

Dr. Marc Gorelick, Children's Minnesota president and CEO, joined top health care executives to talk about each organization’s top priorities moving into 2020.

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) leaders and champions from throughout the Twin Cities joined Children’s Minnesota and 3M on Jan. 23 for the DEI Collective: Our Twin Cities Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Employee Resource Group/Network Partnership.

Children’s Minnesota, 3M partner with local companies on diversity, equity and inclusion summit

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) leaders and champions from throughout the Twin Cities joined Children’s Minnesota and 3M on Jan. 23 for the DEI Collective: Our Twin Cities Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Employee Resource Group/Network Partnership.

Children’s Minnesota employee celebrates Chinese New Year

According to Children's employee Ed Ji, Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in China. Learn more about how Ed celebrates the holiday,

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What is radon and could it be in my home?

One of the most dangerous things that can happen in a home is when natural gases, like radon, become exposed. January is Radon Action Month and Children’s Minnesota wants to keep you and your family safe from dangerous natural gases like radon.

Coronavirus: What Minnesota parents need to know

Coronavirus is a respiratory illness that looks similar to the common cold, influenza or pneumonia with symptoms like a fever, a cough or difficulty breathing.

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Your 2020 New Year’s resolution: Quit vaping

Quitting vaping isn't easy, that's why Dr. Anne Griffiths, pediatric pulmonologist and vaping expert at Children's Minnesota, is sharing how parents can help their kids quit vaping and e-cigarette usage this year.

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Vaping, e-cigs and tampered cartridges

Nearly 25 percent of teens use e-cigarettes or vapes. Experts at Children's Minnesota found a cluster of cases of severe lung damage in teens and young adults that they believe to be linked to vaping. With vaping becoming a national epidemic, concerned parents and news outlets have turned to Children's for answers.

Children’s Minnesota reaches audiences across the country through coverage on the dangers of vaping

Children's Minnesota has garnered extensive national attention on the topic of vaping, and has become the thought leader on the subject.

Calendar of Events

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Book Launch & Fundraiser

January 29, 2020, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Minneapolis

Grand Rounds: PrEPping youth for a healthy future

January 30, 2020, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Saint Paul

Grand Rounds: Equity and Inclusion – Don’t talk about it, BE about it – #EquityActions

February 6, 2020, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

News & Press Releases

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New NIH Research Funding awarded to Dr. Kris Ann Schultz and her Global Team of Researchers

Children’s Minnesota physician Kris Ann Schultz, MD received the prestigious NIH/NCI R01-funding opportunity, entitled “Detecting DICER1: A global partnership to cure pediatric lung cancer,” which represents the first of its kind at Children’s.

Children’s Minnesota opens registration for the third annual Walk for Amazing fundraising event

Children’s Minnesota receives $30,000 grant from PetSmart Charities® to support pet healing program

MINNEAPOLIS – (January 9, 2019) – Children’s Minnesota received a $30,000 grant from PetSmart Charities to support the health care system’s Pets Assisting with Healing program in 2020. The grant will help fund program-related expenses including staffing, pet acquisition, training costs, equipment and supplies.

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