Children’s Hospitals And Clinics
Fewer Minnesotans are getting sick with the flu. On Thursday, the CDC downgraded the flu in Minnesota from widespread to regional. The worse cases of the flu are in the metro and central Minnesota.
The highest number of flu cases are typically seen in January, after the holidays.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mothers and newborns in the Twin Cities now have access to a new high-tech birthing center that opened Monday.
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is joining other health care facilities in putting out guidelines to stop the spread of the flu.
A labor contract covering 12,000 Twin Cities nurses has been approved.
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.
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.
A new children’s music CD debuted on Sunday, made by Minnesota artists to benefit Minnesota kids.
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A national immunization survey states Minnesota’s child vaccination rates are declining.
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.
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.
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics is now bigger and better. At a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, hospital CEO Alan Goldbloom said the $230 million expansion will add more than 250,000 square feet to the facility.
Michele was live from Windsong Farms for the Champions for Children golf tournament to benefit Amplatz Children’s Hospital. Her guests included Viking lineman Steve Hutchinson, WCCO TV’s Frank Vascellaro plus many more!