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Foram Mankodi, M.D., began seeing patients at the Belle Plaine clinic July 13.
Mayo Clinic Health System today announced the birth of the first baby of the New Year in its hospitals in Fairmont, Mankato and New Prague.
Does your child have difficulty focusing on an activity or seem impulsive in behavior? When symptoms are severe enough and cause ongoing problems in more than one area of your child’s life, it could be a sign of a neurobehavioral disorder, such as ADHD.
We’ve all been there. Your toddler is having a meltdown in the middle of the grocery store aisle. What do you do now? Truth be told, there is no perfect way to handle your child’s temper tantrum. These tips may offer some techniques you haven’t tried yet.
A child’s confidence depends on hearing certain messages, and parents are in the best position to send them. Confident children know their own goodness, and that they are worthy of being loved and belonging with their friends and family.
Caring for a newborn can be a challenge. Caring for a premature newborn who is hospitalized 90 miles away from home is even more of a challenge. Just ask Mankato resident Callie Vanderhoof.
Dentistry has come a long way since the Middle Ages, when people had their teeth yanked out at the barbershop. In fact, dental care has greatly expanded in the last 20 years. But even now, with the latest dental advancements, you still have to play an active role in your dental care — and your child’s.
This year, Mayo Clinic celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Mayo Clinic Eugenio Litta Children’s Hospital. However, Mayo Clinic’s history in caring for children, both locally and across the region, began long before the creation of the children’s hospital.
For parents, it can be hard to tell whether your child’s illness requires antibiotics or if there are other ways to effectively treat their symptoms. In order to prevent overuse of these drugs, it’s important to know which situations can use home remedies instead of antibiotics.
After working at Camp Wabi for the past two years, I have come to a realization — it is the most rewarding place on this earth. As a counselor, I have witnessed the momentous, positive changes this camp can make — physically, mentally and emotionally.
Ty Wiberg, a 13-year-old Chippewa Falls, Wis., native, bears more than his share of burdens in life.
Lily Gersemehl is always on the move — running, climbing and dancing her way through life. Perhaps she’s making up for lost time after being born with hip dysplasia.
When 12-year-old Abbie Larrington’s symptoms started last spring, they were easy enough to explain away. She was exhausted, but it was the end of her basketball season. Why wouldn't she be tired? But her mom knew there was a problem.
Bailey Jackson is a typical 7-year-old girl except that she is learning to live with an ostomy. Thanks to a caring nurse, she has a doll designed to look just like her and help make it a little easier for her to adjust.