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Hospital Teaches Picky Kids To Eat Veggies

They hate broccoli…but love pizza. Many kids are picky eaters, making family dinner time particularly tough on parents.

11/20/2012

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John Sullivan Is Overachieving On And Off The Field

The Minnesota Vikings drafted John Sullivan in the sixth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He replaced a fan favorite as the team’s starting center in 2009 and has become a leader on the offensive line. He frequents the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital and donated money to build a playground for the ailing children.

10/30/2012

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Illness, Treatment Divide 2-Year-Old From Brother

A little girl’s bone marrow transplant has affected her entire family – even those who live several states away.

10/23/2012

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‘Beer Guy’ Auctioning Glass Of Obama’s Ale For Charity

Now’s your chance to taste beer brewed by President Barack Obama.

09/20/2012

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Children’s Hospital Celebrates Everyday Heroes

You could say there’s a superhero in every one of us. That’s what Univeristy of Minnesota’s Amplatz Children’s Hospital thinks.

03/29/2012

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Cord Blood Treatment May Fulfill Baseballer’s Dreams

He was set to go to college last fall and play baseball, but leukemia changed that. Now, an 18-year-old man is part of the first-of-its-kind treatment that may allow him to fulfill his dream.

03/08/2012

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1 Year Later, Family Celebrates Child’s Miracle Transplant

It’s the time of year when we get together with our families and celebrate. And this year, one Twin Cities family really has a lot to be thankful for.

12/23/2011

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H.S. Cancer Survivor Comes Home For Thanksgiving

When we consider the things we are thankful for this time of the year, good health is high on the list for many of us.

11/23/2011

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Successful Cancer Trial In Dogs Helping To Save Teen

Two years ago a dog named Batman made a fairly miraculous recovery from a killer cancer. What doctors learned from Batman is now showing real promise at helping save people.

08/18/2011

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Dental Hospital At U Of M Gets $3.5M Gift

The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry has received a $3.5 million gift toward the construction of what it calls the most advanced pediatric dental clinic in the Upper Midwest.

08/05/2011

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Rare Small Intestine Transplant Performed At U Of M

A little South Dakota boy named Drake Dosch is the lucky recipient of a medical achievement that has only happened 19 times in Minnesota history — the transplant of the small bowel, a critical part of our intestines.

07/27/2011

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New Technology At Children’s Hospital Keeps Family Close

Parents from around the world come to Minnesota seeking treatment for their sick children. Thanks to new technology, their families back home don’t have to feel so far away.

07/15/2011

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Ribbon-Cutting For New ‘U’ Kids Hospital

The new University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital is about to begin accepting patients.

04/26/2011

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A New Way To Replace Heart Valves Without Surgery

Doctors are encouraged by early results from a new procedure for replacing a heart valve without surgery.

04/19/2011

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Wis. Boy With Rare Disease Receives Stem Cells

A 4-year-old Wisconsin boy with a rare skin disease has received a stem cell transplant in Minnesota.

12/30/2010

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