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Body Image A Concern As Kids Go Back To School

Heading back-to-school, parents have a long list of things to think about, but their child’s body image isn’t something most have on that list. Kids and teens’ bodies change a lot in those years and their responses can vary.

08/19/2013

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30 Years Later, Child Fights Same Rare Cancer Dad Had

A big part of parenting is teaching children through lessons you learned as a kid, but for a Prinsburg man, it’s a battle with cancer that’s coming back around.

05/13/2013

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Infant In Critical Condition After School Bus Crash

A 4-month-old child was in critical condition Thursday night after a school bus in North Branch, Minn., collided with a van, authorities said.

04/19/2013

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Amplatz Kids Costume Up For Superhero Day

University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital is celebrating the superheroes among us.

03/28/2013

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Hospital Teaches Picky Kids To Eat Veggies

They hate broccoli…but love pizza. Many kids are picky eaters, making family dinner time particularly tough on parents.

11/20/2012

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Good Question: Why Does Your Stomach Drop On A Roller Coaster?

Hundreds of thousands of people will spend part of their summer vacation on amusement park rides. North America has more than 600 roller coasters and people ride them more than two billion times every year.

05/16/2012

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1 Year Later, Family Celebrates Child’s Miracle Transplant

It’s the time of year when we get together with our families and celebrate. And this year, one Twin Cities family really has a lot to be thankful for.

12/23/2011

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Peruvian Girl Finds Heart, Hope In Minnesota

A little girl from Peru found lifesaving help in Minnesota just in time.

11/15/2011

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Amplatz Children’s Receives Grant For Cancer Research

The University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital received a nice grant on Thursday morning in the form of $100,000.

09/08/2011