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Meet Us Monday - Greta Cunningham, Content Specialist
May 23, 2016

Meet Us Monday - Greta Cunningham, Content Specialist

Greta Cunningham, content specialist, enjoys interviewing patients, families and clinical staff to share the work being done at Gillette. She's a former broadcaster at Minnesota Public Radio and feels her background as a journalist and mom helps her craft her stories.
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Study: Sleep Disorders Underreported, Commonly Untreated Among Cerebral Palsy Patients
May 17, 2016

Study: Sleep Disorders Underreported, Commonly Untreated Among Cerebral Palsy Patients

When people think of sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea, images of middle aged adults likely come to mind. However, a recent study by Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare sheds light on another population of people who are affected by the disorder: children who have cerebral palsy.
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“My Body was Haunted” – Ali’s Recovery from Chronic Pain
May 17, 2016

“My Body was Haunted” – Ali’s Recovery from Chronic Pain

Even after an injury heals, sometimes an imprint of it can remain. How this happens varies from person to person. But for some individuals, like Ali Tokkesdal, it manifests in the form of chronic pain. “I couldn’t walk. It felt like my body had turned against me, like it was haunted,” says Ali.
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Nurses Find Friendship and Inspiration at Gillette
May 11, 2016

Nurses Find Friendship and Inspiration at Gillette

A young mother, overwhelmed with caring for her newborn son who has quadriplegic cerebral palsy, meets a pediatric intensive care nurse in the hallways of Gillette in 2006. The friendship they develop changes both of their lives. To celebrate National Nurses Week, we asked Lucinda VerSteeg and Elee Hruza to reflect on their nursing careers and relationship.
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Nurse-Led Innovations Improve Patient Safety and Satisfaction
May 9, 2016

Nurse-Led Innovations Improve Patient Safety and Satisfaction

As we continue celebrating Nurses Week 2016, here's a look at how Gillette nurses are finding new ways to help families understand and manage their children's medications, both inside and outside the hospital.
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Music Video Highlights Resilience, Joy of Kids Facing Long Recoveries
May 4, 2016

Music Video Highlights Resilience, Joy of Kids Facing Long Recoveries

The power of smiles to heal and inspire is what prompted nurses on Gillette's Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit to create a new music video highlighting the spirit and resilience of their patients. Watch the video and learn how it came together.
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Introducing Emojability!

Explore all the emojis featured in our first-of-its-kind app for the special needs community.

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Join the Cerebral Palsy Resource Group or Spina Bifida Resource Group on Facebook! These community forums are the perfect places to ask questions, share your experiences and receive support.

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Friends of Gillette invites you to support Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare at this fun-filled family stroll around Como Park. 

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