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Sleeping Disorders Could Be Behind Behavioral Issues In Kids

We often associate snoring and sleep problems with overweight men. But our kids can have trouble sleeping, too. And doctors say it may affect them in more ways than just being tired. Doctors admit it’s not easy for parents to link behavior issues to sleep.

11/25/2014

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Health Officials Emphasize Importance Of Flu Shots

It’s the time of year when health officials recommend getting your flu shot.

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics has already started to see a few influenza cases.

10/25/2014

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4 Minnesota Hospitals Tabbed To Treat Ebola Cases

Four hospitals in Minnesota have been designated as treatment centers for any confirmed Ebola cases in the state. The Minnesota Hospital Association announced the designation Friday. The four are the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester, Allina Health’s Unity Hospital in Fridley and the St. Paul campus of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.

10/24/2014

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Children’s Hospital Hosts Annual Rummage Sale Benefit

Bargain hunters are flocking to the Shoreview Ice Arena this weekend to check out what’s been billed as Minnesota’s largest rummage sale. It’s an annual benefit for Children’s Hospitals and Clinics put on by the North Oaks Guild.

09/20/2014

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Painless Treatment For Children: That’s This Doctor’s Mission

Most children get anxious if they have to go the hospital, or even the doctor’s office for a shot. Pain is scary for kids. So in this age of modern medicine, why isn’t a bigger effort made to alleviate pain in children? Answering that question led to a cutting-edge program at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics. There, a doctor who came all the way from Germany is taking away the pain of kids in the Twin Cities.

10/23/2013

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High-Tech Birthing Center Brings Comforts Of Home To Clinic

Mothers and newborns in the Twin Cities now have access to a new high-tech birthing center that opened Monday.

02/04/2013

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Hospitals Post Guidelines To Stop Flu Spread; New Drug In Testing

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is joining other health care facilities in putting out guidelines to stop the spread of the flu.

01/14/2013

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Twin Cities Nurses Approve Labor Contract

A labor contract covering 12,000 Twin Cities nurses has been approved.

12/21/2012

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Cops To Give Out, Install Bike Lights Thursday Night

Minneapolis police are going to give away and install bike lights for cyclists of all ages Thursday night in an attempt to strengthen its bond with the city’s vibrant and growing cycling community.

06/27/2012

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MN Girl Granted Dying Wish To Help Sick Kids Worldwide

A young Minnesota girl’s dying wish is now helping sick children across the world. Priyanka Bhakta, 8, died from Acute Lymphoblast Leukemia in 2003, already knowing what legacy she would leave behind.

01/27/2012

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CD Debuts Made By MN Musicians To Benefit MN Kids

A new children’s music CD debuted on Sunday, made by Minnesota artists to benefit Minnesota kids.

11/13/2011

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In Case You Missed It: Sunday Morning Show Highlights

Didn’t get a chance to watch the WCCO-TV Sunday Morning show with Esme Murphy? We’ve got all the segments for you here.

11/06/2011

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Rate Of Child Vaccinations Drops In Minnesota

A national immunization survey states Minnesota’s child vaccination rates are declining.

03/08/2011

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Layoffs Coming For Nurses At Children’s Hospitals

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is laying off nurses. While the hospitals say the cuts are necessary, the nurses worry patient safety will be jeopardized.

03/03/2011

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Therapy Dog Sheds Cheer Around Children’s Hospital

Christmas Eve can be a special night for a child, but feeling jolly can be difficult if that night is spent in a hospital. Thankfully, there is an unlikely volunteer delivering a little holiday cheer to patients at Children’s Hospital in St. Paul.

12/24/2010

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