Kids' Health
5 tips for home and neighborhood safety

5 tips for home and neighborhood safety

While your local barbecue or block party is a great time to reconnect with your neighbors and enjoy a potluck, it’s also a great chance to review home and neighborhood safety tips with your children.

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The volunteer under Twinkle: Vince Opheim

The volunteer under Twinkle: Vince Opheim

Have you ever seen Children’s mascot Twinkle and wondered who is inside that smiling blue star? Chances are it’s Vince Opheim, who has volunteered as Twinkle for nearly six years.

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Five Question Friday: Dr. Bruce Bostrom

Five Question Friday: Dr. Bruce Bostrom

In this edition of Five Question Friday, we catch up with Bruce Bostrom, MD, as he talks about his involvement with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation and his love for Scandinavian folk dancing.

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Volunteer shout-out: Kiry Koy

Volunteer shout-out: Kiry Koy

The celebration of our volunteers continues this week with a profile of Kiry Koy.

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Children’s at the Capitol: Newborn screening comes to a vote

The Minnesota House of Representatives will soon consider and vote on a bill to restore Minnesota’s newborn screening program, which is credited with saving over 5,000 lives since its inception 50 years ago.

5 pounds, 10 ounces and 1 year of miracles

Connor Lee Miller, who turns 1 today, was born with a blood clot in his left arm. His mother, Becky, shares his story.