Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare
One year after a longboarding accident almost killed a Twin Cities teen, he’s sharing his story with the hope that speaking out will save lives.
WCCO-TV was happy to be a part of a big donation for Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare Friday morning. WCCO general manager Brien Kennedy handed over the big check on behalf of WCCO-TV, “Wheel of Fortune” and Walmart.
Some kids who don’t usually get to enjoy winter sports were able to hit the ski hill Saturday. Eighteen kids who are getting treatment at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare spent the day skiing at Buck Hill.
One Twin Cities family is feeling extra thankful for their daughter’s health this holiday. Over the last two years, 8-year-old Belle Heldt has battled an auto-immune condition which affected her muscles and joints.
A Brooklyn Park man pleaded guilty Thursday in a car crash that left his teenage daughter paralyzed.
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In November 2010, 12-year-old Guadeloupe Galeno-Hernandez was paralyzed after being hit by a stray bullet in the throat, which severed her spine. She spent a month at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, and then six months at St. Paul’s Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare.
A St. Paul man faces several criminal charges after he allegedly abandoned his seriously injured children after crashing his SUV in St. Paul early Tuesday morning. Earl Lionell Ward, 45, is charged with four counts of criminal vehicular operation, two counts of endangerment of a child and two counts of violating a domestic abuse no contact order.
There was a surprise celebrity guest at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare in St. Paul, Minn. Wednesday. Lady Gaga stopped by to visit with patients the day after her show at the Xcel Energy Center.
Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has made a name for himself by making big plays on the field. Off the field, he’s making a big impact with families who find themselves in the Twin Cities for medical treatment. His “Lead the Way Foundation” focuses on helping support chronically-ill children and their families.
Cerebral palsy is one of the most common disorders limiting movement in children, affecting almost 2.5 of every 1,000 infants born alive. Many families come Minnesota to seek groundbreaking treatment at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, and an Oakdale sixth grader has shown so much progress in her treatment that she’s now in the national spotlight.
A mother got a chance to say thank you Tuesday to the people who saved her daughter from a fire.
One Twin Cities family is especially thankful to be able to sit down together for a meal this holiday.
The boy who survived a sailboat accident that took the lives of his two brothers is now taking another step forward in his recovery.
A 2-year-old girl is in serious condition after falling six stories from a St. Paul apartment window Sunday evening.