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Building better well-being for children of all abilities.

Mauer and Friends Kids Classic Connects Patients, Sports Stars
Jun 22, 2016

Mauer and Friends Kids Classic Connects Patients, Sports Stars

The Mauer and Friends Kids Classic united sports heroes and supporters of Gillette to improve the lives of kids who have disabilities and complex medical conditions. Minnesota Twins first-baseman Joe Mauer and his wife Maddie hosted the event at the Twins' Target Field.
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From Minnesota to Alaska, Specialized Care Means Possibilities for Javier
Jun 20, 2016

From Minnesota to Alaska, Specialized Care Means Possibilities for Javier

Javier loves spending his summers in Alaska with his mom. But until recently, his family feared those visits might end. Learn how new technology is helping Javier continue his favorite summertime tradition.
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A Promise to Her Dad Motivates Maria Renata
Jun 16, 2016

A Promise to Her Dad Motivates Maria Renata

Seven-year-old Maria Renata Sanchez Diaz traveled 1,600 miles from her home in Mexico City to Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare as part of her plan to keep a promise to her dad.
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Alexis Dances through Scoliosis
Jun 15, 2016

Alexis Dances through Scoliosis

The very thing that threatened Alexis' future as a dancer—a diagnosis of scoliosis—has today made her a better performer than ever. Read how this talented teen's dedication, along with support from her Gillette team, prevented a surgery that would have ended her dancing career.
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Saving Ahriana After Near-Tragic Accident
Jun 8, 2016

Saving Ahriana After Near-Tragic Accident

"Don't think it won't happen to you," says Ahriana's mom, Cassie Sonnentag. Ahriana sustained serious injuries when a TV fell on her in a terrible accident. See how her family's quick action and care from the Level I Pediatric Trauma Center saved her life.
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Weighted Blankets Bring Calm and Comfort
Jun 6, 2016

Weighted Blankets Bring Calm and Comfort

Parents of children who have anxiety issues report a weighted blanket or vest can bring calm and reduce stress. Children who have autism, brain injuries or other health issues are often helped by using the weighted items.
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Introducing Emojability!

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For kids at Gillette, the opponent isn't a team. It's cerebral palsy, epilepsy, and other challenging conditions. Yet every day, they bring their game face. Show Gillette kids you're a fan by sharing your game face on social media with the hashtag #mygameface!

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