Minnesota Nurses Association, Children's Hospitals Reach AgreementThe Minnesota Nurses Association reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract with Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota early Saturday morning.
Kylie's Kid: Fmr. Heart Patient Julia Gives BackOne in 100 children are born with a heart defect. Here in the Twin Cities, those families are fortunate to have access to some of the best pediatric surgeons who can help their children have a bright future. One of those kids is Julia!
Kylie's Kids: Sana Has Big Plans Despite Blood DisorderSome children spend their whole lives making trips to the hospital, that they've found a way to make it fun. That's exactly why Sana brings along little sister Kaylani every month. Sana has been dealing with a blood disorder since she was 6 months old, but this week's Kylies Kid has some really big plans for the future.
Kylie's Kids: A Segway For TrinityBorn with a heart condition, 11-year-old Trinity spends a lot of time at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota in Minneapolis. She loves arts and crafts and has perfected hair bows.
Kylie's Kids: 6-Year-Old Natalie Dances Through Kidney IssuesNatalie had a quick trip to Children's Hospitals and Clinics of St. Paul to fix her kidneys, but she's planning to spend a lot of time in hospitals in the future. This week's Kylie's Kid has big plans to help others and maybe get a little famous along the way.
Black Lights Show Kids How To Better Fight The FluFewer 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.
Flu Spike Expected As Kids Return To SchoolThe highest number of flu cases are typically seen in January, after the holidays.
Sleeping Disorders Could Be Behind Behavioral Issues In KidsWe 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.
Health Officials Emphasize Importance Of Flu ShotsIt'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.
4 Minnesota Hospitals Tabbed To Treat Ebola CasesFour 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.
Children's Hospital Hosts Annual Rummage Sale BenefitBargain 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.
Painless Treatment For Children: That’s This Doctor’s MissionMost 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.
High-Tech Birthing Center Brings Comforts Of Home To ClinicMothers and newborns in the Twin Cities now have access to a new high-tech birthing center that opened Monday.
Hospitals Post Guidelines To Stop Flu Spread; New Drug In TestingChildren's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is joining other health care facilities in putting out guidelines to stop the spread of the flu.
Twin Cities Nurses Approve Labor Contract A labor contract covering 12,000 Twin Cities nurses has been approved.