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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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$230M Expansion Unveiled At Children’s

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.

11/17/2010

6-14-10 Michele Tafoya Show

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!

06/15/2010