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Superhero Window Cleaners Surprise Young Patients

They are faster than a speeding bullet and more powerful than a locomotive! But these super heroes are not leaping tall buildings. They are climbing the walls to clean the windows at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

07/23/2015

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Kylie’s Kids: Meet Nicollete, A Heart Surgery Survivor At 9 Weeks Old

This week’s Kylie’s Kids is Nicollete, now a 10-year-old who had major heart surgery at just nine weeks old. Now, she loves running and playing soccer.

06/22/2015

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Helping Kids Transition From The School Year To Summer Break

It’s something kids look forward to: wrapping up the school year and enjoying some summer freedom. But getting out of that scheduled routine can be tough for some kids, and difficult for their parents as well.

06/04/2015

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Kylie’s Kid: Meet Angelina

Growing up in and out of the hospital is a tough experience for any kid, but some will take that time and develop some incredible talents.

05/25/2015

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Accomplish With Kylie: Children’s Hospital Therapy Dogs

For the last five years, Maureen Leach and her golden retriever, Passion, have spent their Friday mornings at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of St. Paul.

05/08/2015

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Children’s Hospitals Nurses Make Video For Cancer Patients

Nurses at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota have produced a video to encourage their young patients who are fighting cancer and blood disorders. And they chose just the right song to accompany it. They chose, “Fight Song” by Rachel Platten.

05/06/2015

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Kylie’s Kids: Meet Ireland

Ireland is a spunky 7 year old from St. Louis Park. She loves to sing and dance, which is great because she wants to be a world-famous rock star when she grows up. Ireland has been in and out of the hospital since she was born because of a congenital heart defect.

04/06/2015

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Kylie’s Kids: Taysha

Meet Taysha! Her friends at Afton Lakeland Elementary School put together ‘Dear Taysha’ with the help of Nashville songwriter, Jeff Dayton.

03/30/2015

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Good Question: How Do Babies Survive In The Cold?

Often, we hear stories about children defying the odds, whether it’s spending overnights outside in the winter or surviving several minutes submerged underwater in icy lakes. So, are children just better at surviving the cold? Good Question.

03/09/2015

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Good Question: Why Do The Vaccinated Get Sick?

On Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Health confirmed that the U of M student sickened with measles had been vaccinated. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control had reported six of the original 52 people who contracted the virus at Disneyland had gotten the shot as well.

So how can you get sick if you’ve had the vaccine? Good Question.
The Minnesota Department of Health confirmed Thursday that the University of Minnesota student sickened with measles had been vaccinated.

01/29/2015

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Outgoing Children’s Hospitals CEO Reflects On A Decade Of Change

Some big changes are coming to Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.

Long-time CEO Dr. Alan Goldbloom is retiring this week after 12 years. Goldbloom grew up in Canada, where he was a child actor. He later became a doctor, and eventually an administrator. When the employees of Children’s Hospitals said their goodbyes to Goldbloom, there was a lot of praise, handshakes and hugs.

12/03/2014

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4 MN Hospitals Among 35 US Officials Designate For Ebola Care

Four Minnesota hospitals are among the 35 hospitals health officials have designated across the country as Ebola treatment centers. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the list of hospitals on Tuesday.

12/02/2014

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Wild Players Honoring Stillwater Boy With Leukemia During Annual Fundraiser

The Minnesota Wild Foundation is holding its biggest fundraiser of the year on Dec. 1 at A’bulae in St. Paul.

12/01/2014

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Twin Cities Hospital Names New CEO

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is getting new leadership. The hospital’s board named Robert I. Bonar Jr. as its new CEO.

10/10/2014

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Expert Sounds Off On Rash Of Sex Assaults By Authority Figures

Sexual assault charges against a high school tennis coach are the latest in a long line of cases were coaches have been accused of having sex with young teens. Charges were filed Monday against Daniel Hubbard-Wilson, a coach at the all-girls Visitation School in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.

10/07/2014

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Twin Cities Hospital Gets National Honor

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota in Minneapolis has been named a Best Children’s Hospital, getting ranked in the top-50 in the country for 2014-15 in cardiology and heart surgery, and pulmonology.

06/10/2014

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Minn. Wild Players Moonlight As Waiters For Good Cause

Minnesota Wild players are taking off their helmets and taking orders. On Monday evening, they became celebrity waiters at the “Wild About Children” fundraiser. St. Paul’s Union Depot was transformed in to a fancy restaurant for the event, which benefits Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. Skater-turned-waiter Mikko Koivu says his serving skills trump those of his teammates.

12/09/2013

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Good Question: Can You Get The Flu From The Flu Shot?

Last year, the flu virus showed up in Minnesota in October, so many doctors are recommending people get the shot now. That has Susie wondering: Can you get sick from the flu shot?

10/02/2013

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Santa, St. Paul Police Deliver Gifts To Sick Kids

St. Paul police are taking extra precautions to make sure Santa delivers gifts to children who will be hospitalized over the holidays.

12/13/2012

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Grand Ave. Businesses Giving Back With Boo Bash

October is a slower time of year for giving to charity and the Grand Avenue Business Association is hoping to change that this year. A group of businesses in St. Paul wants you to think about giving back.

10/23/2012

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Golfers Hit The Links To Support Children’s HeartLink

It’s an unfortunate part of life – the tiniest of patients can have the biggest of problems, like being born with a heart defect.

05/21/2012

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St. Paul Saints To Collect Hit Bounty For Concussion Research

Despite the fines, suspensions and penalties facing the New Orleans Saints for its Brett Favre-targeting bounty system, the St. Paul Saints say they are willing to pay for big hits.

03/22/2012

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Children’s, Gillette Hospitals Receive High Rankings

For the fifth consecutive year Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota has been named among the top pediatric hospitals in the nation. That’s according to a study by U.S. News.

05/17/2011