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Physicians Educate on Bones, Muscles and Joints at Annual Conference
Mar 23, 2016

Physicians Educate on Bones, Muscles and Joints at Annual Conference

During the annual Musculoskeletal Management in Pediatrics conference, Gillette physicians shed their blue scrubs and white coats and don teaching hats instead.
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Pregnancy Infection Precautions, Tips to Keep Mothers at Ease
Mar 21, 2016

Pregnancy Infection Precautions, Tips to Keep Mothers at Ease

The arrival of the Zika virus in the U.S. has raised awareness of the hidden risk of viruses, particularly those that cause problems for pregnant women and their babies. Zika, however, is only one of several viruses and conditions that can have an adverse outcome on a child in the womb.
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A Day in the Life: Raising a Child Who Has Special Needs
Mar 17, 2016

A Day in the Life: Raising a Child Who Has Special Needs

Aimee Blanchette, a features writer for the Star Tribune, is mom to a 5-year-old who has cerebral palsy. She recently wrote a column in the newspaper about teaching her daughter, Lila, how to skate. It inspired us to ask her to author a post for Kids Health Matters detailing what a day is like raising a child who has special needs.
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Before Outdoor Fun, Use These Tips to Keep Kids Safe
Mar 15, 2016

Before Outdoor Fun, Use These Tips to Keep Kids Safe

A few simple tips, such as wearing a helmet and taking breaks, can help kids stay safe outside during the spring and summer months.
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8 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe During a Hospital Stay
Mar 14, 2016

8 Ways to Keep Your Child Safe During a Hospital Stay

As the parent or caregiver of a child who’s in the hospital, you play an important role in your child’s safety and well-being. Find out how you can partner with hospital staff to keep your child safe during a hospital stay. These simple tips might surprise you.
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Introducing the Spasticity Evaluation Team
Mar 14, 2016

Introducing the Spasticity Evaluation Team

Children who have spasticity, or tight muscle tone, may benefit from an appointment with Gillette's spasticity evaluation team. Meet three key members of the team and learn how they help families understand treatment options.
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Surprise Diagnosis Inspires Teen’s Gift to Gillette
Mar 10, 2016

Surprise Diagnosis Inspires Teen’s Gift to Gillette

When Andrew Haldeman needed emergency surgery after breaking his arm during a wrestling match, his anesthesiologist noticed something unusual. Learn how the discovery proved lifesaving, and why it inspired Andrew to give back to Gillette.
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Infographic: Understanding Cerebral Palsy
Mar 9, 2016

Infographic: Understanding Cerebral Palsy

March is cerebral palsy month – and March 25 is National CP Awareness Day. Take a moment to get information about the most common motor disorder. Remember that when a child is diagnosed, it doesn’t mean he or she can’t live a happy, fulfilling – and most important – meaningful life.
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Meet Us Monday: Rachel Wobschall
Mar 7, 2016

Meet Us Monday: Rachel Wobschall

"Focus on your child’s strengths. Your approach and attitude are great teachers." Wise words from Rachel Wobschall, a major gifts officer at Gillette. Meet Rachel and learn more about her cerebral palsy story as we continue to celebrate National CP Awareness Month.
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International Cerebral Palsy Patient Finds Help at Gillette
Mar 3, 2016

International Cerebral Palsy Patient Finds Help at Gillette

A Venezuelan mother's prayers are answered as her daughter receives treatment for cerebral palsy at Gillette. “No word is good enough to express our gratitude for helping our daughter have a better quality of life and to overcome the challenges she’s had since birth,” she writes.
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Twitter Chat Offers Insight Into Rare Diseases
Mar 3, 2016

Twitter Chat Offers Insight Into Rare Diseases

Gillette participated in a Twitter chat hosted by ABC's Dr. Richard Besser on rare diseases as part of Rare Diseases Day. Gillette was one of the top chat influencers.
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