Kids' Health

Kids' Health Toolbox

Electronics are stealing sleep from tech-addicted teens

By LAURA M. HOLSON , New York Times July 15, 2014, 12:04 PM

Researchers have long contended that teenagers (along with their parents) should get more sleep. But with myriad electronic ways to socialize, gossip and explore hobbies, teenagers are getting even fewer hours of sleep.

0 Comments

Facing nutrition mandates, school officials try healthier cafeteria options

By PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press July 15, 2014, 12:03 PM

Bean burgers, peanut butter substitutes and pre-sliced vegetable packets were on the menu Monday as school lunchroom managers from around the country sampled offerings in a hunt for fare that will meet stricter health mandates — without turning off sometimes-finicky students.

0 Comments

First-of-its-kind laser surgery shrinks tumor by more than 40 percent

By Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota June 23, 2014, 02:20 PM

If you’ve been following 8-year-old Gavin Pierson’s story, you know he and his family have been through a lot. In 2012,...

0 Comments

Making magic happen: The infant-toddler brain

By Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota June 23, 2014, 02:20 PM

By Anna YoungermanFor many parents, sleep-deprived might be how we choose to describe the first three years of a child’s...

0 Comments

Tech Spotlight: A look at Visualase, a minimally invasive laser surgery system

By Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota June 23, 2014, 02:20 PM

The story of Gavin Pierson, the 8-year-old Ramsey, Minnesota, boy battling a brain tumor, includes a number of key players:...

0 Comments

Animals are great family members, except when they're not

By Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

By Dex TuttleEven before the pitter-patter of toddler feet, our house was plenty busy. My wife and I jokingly referred...

0 Comments

How to prevent and treat bug bites and stings

By Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

By Erin Dobie, CNPMinnesota summers bring warm weather and opportunities for our kids to go outside exploring and playing in...

0 Comments

Spending more money on kids' athletic future often backfires

By william hageman, Chicago Tribune June 10, 2014, 02:43 PM

Youth sports have become big business. But they also might become a big disappointment for parents expecting to profit from...

0 Comments

How well do you know water safety facts? Take this test

By JILL VEJNOSKA, Atlanta Journal-Constitution June 04, 2014, 08:14 AM

Drowning myths are as prevalent as Minnesota lakes. Nationally, drowning is the fifth-leading cause of unintentional injury death, according to the CDC. Are you in the swim when it comes to knowing the facts?

0 Comments

Trustworthy: Vaccines have earned that title

By Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota June 02, 2014, 09:50 AM

By Patsy Stinchfield, PNPThe confirmation of 83 cases of measles in Ohio this month and the recent quick diagnosis of...

0 Comments

Result Per Page
;