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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Baby Margaret

Mighty Margaret perfectly embodies her nickname

Margaret was diagnosed with a serious heart defect called Tetralogy of Fallot. See how this small but mighty heart warrior is redefining what strong looks like at just 5 months old.

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Race for Children’s at HeartBeat 5000

Race for Children's: HeartBeat 5000 is back and bigger than ever Saturday, June 24, 2017. Walk or run for your favorite Children's programs benefitting the most amazing people on earth.

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Lyme disease and other tick-transmitted diseases

When the weather turns nice, Minnesotans aren’t the only ones who emerge from hiding. Here's what you should know about Lyme disease and other tick-transmitted diseases.

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Mom visits NICU, 20 years after loss of her daughter

CaringBridge is a nonprofit organization that allows people to easily receive updates and offer support and encouragement. Learn about the baby who inspired it and the legacy she left behind.

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Don’t wait to schedule your child’s annual checkup

With the school year ending soon and the whole summer ahead of you, chances are the start of the next school year isn’t on your radar. Avoid the summer rush and schedule your child’s annual checkup now.

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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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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

End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC)

June 26, 2017 7 a.m. – June 27, 2017 3:30 p.m., Minneapolis

Grand Rounds: PED Talks

June 29, 2017, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis

News & Press Releases

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Minnesota Hospital Association gives Children’s Minnesota Patient Safety Improvement Award

Children's Minnesota was given the Patient Safety Improvement Award by the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) for the Comfort Promise campaign.

Children’s Hospitals Today: Building community connections

Anna Youngerman, senior director of advocacy and health policy, spoke about how Children's is working to enhance community relationships.

How much caffeine is too much? Emily Chapman weighs in

Emily Chapman, vice chief medical officer, shared insights on healthy caffeine intake for children and teens.


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