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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How to fight spring allergies

Minnesotans love seasonal changes and warmer weather, but for those who suffer from allergies this can be a difficult time of the year.

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Why I Walk for Amazing: Evan’s Story

Evan was six months old when he was diagnosed with pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB), a rare form of cancer that originates in the lung or the covering of the lungs.

Why I Walk for Amazing: Stella and Nora

When it came to care for their two daughters, Stella and Nora, Jamie and Mike knew there was no other choice than Children’s Minnesota.

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Preparing for a hospital stay

Dr. Lindsey Yock, hospitalist, shares how parents can prepare their child for an overnight visit to the hospital.

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Why I Walk for Amazing: Callen’s Story

Callen was diagnosed with Coarctation of the Aorta (CoA) a few weeks after birth but that doesn't stop him from sharing his big heart and smile with the world.

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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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Grand Rounds: Youth and Black Market Economics: Synthetic Marijuana, Xanax, Bitcoin and the Dark Web

May 31, 2018, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

Living with Grief – The Use of Art as a Tool for Healing

May 31, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., Minneapolis

AYA Pottery workshop event

June 3, 2018, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., St Paul

News & Press Releases

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Children’s Minnesota achieves Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence

Children’s is the only free-standing pediatric system in the state to be recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing.

Regina Hospital begins virtual care Birth Center partnership with Children’s Minnesota

Hastings, MINN. (May 15, 2018) — When something unexpected happens to your baby, it feels like the world should come to a standstill. You want every person, every resource and every tool possible to care for your newborn. Thanks to a new partnership with Children’s Minnesota, one of the largest and most regarded pediatric health systems in the country, Regina Hospital, part of Allina Health, can now deliver more resources and expertise than ever before when caring for newborns.

Marc Gorelick, MD, signs CEO pledge to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace

Children’s Minnesota is the only health care system in Minnesota to join the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion™

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