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Gillette Expert Cautions Olympic Travelers
Jul 21, 2016

Gillette Expert Cautions Olympic Travelers

A Gillette physician is cautioning those who are traveling to the Olympics in Rio to take extra care and precautions due to the Zika virus’ prevalence in the region.
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Expert Care Builds Ava’s Confidence
Jul 20, 2016

Expert Care Builds Ava’s Confidence

Ava's mom was shocked to discover her baby had a cleft lip and palate. Today, 8-year-old Ava loves singing, dancing and acting. Learn how surgeries to repair her cleft lip and palate have helped build her confidence.
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Announcing Our Top Doctors and Rising Stars!
Jul 13, 2016

Announcing Our Top Doctors and Rising Stars!

More than 20 Gillette physicians were honored as 2016 Top Doctors and another nine were named Rising Stars by Mpls. St. Paul Magazine. Check out the full list here.
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Navigating the Pokémon Go Craze: Tips for Parents
Jul 12, 2016

Navigating the Pokémon Go Craze: Tips for Parents

Pokémon....what?! The new gaming craze has gone viral virtually overnight, drawing in millions of players—many of them kids and teens. Here's some important tips to be mindful of (and to discuss with your kids) as they're navigating the new world of augmented reality.
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Delivering Hope for Children Who Have Cleft Lip and Palate
Jul 6, 2016

Delivering Hope for Children Who Have Cleft Lip and Palate

One of the region’s only cleft palate orthodontists, Cheryl Anderson-Cermin, D.D.S., provides hope and expertise for families facing a child's diagnosis of cleft lip and palate.
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Blending Art and Science to Treat Plagiocephaly
Jul 5, 2016

Blending Art and Science to Treat Plagiocephaly

Amanda Morcomb’s twins, Teagan and Orion, were diagnosed with plagiocephaly, or flat head syndrome, at 5 months old. Learn how the Gillette CranioCap® orthosis helped successfully round the babies’ heads—and why 3D printing means babies can begin wearing their helmets sooner.
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Gillette Recognized for Patient Safety Achievements
Jul 1, 2016

Gillette Recognized for Patient Safety Achievements

The Minnesota Hospital Association honored Gillette with its Patient Safety Improvement Award for 2016. Gillette was praised for leadership in patient safety because of an ongoing commitment to partnering with patients and families, collaborating with one another and other organizations, and infusing continual improvement into its culture.
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Accessible Summer Fun For All
Jun 27, 2016

Accessible Summer Fun For All

The therapeutic recreation specialists at Gillette can help plan family summer activities to make sure children who have mobility or health challenges can have fun in the sun.
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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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