July 26, 2016
Children are not just “little adults” and when possible, should be treated by a physician who is specially trained in pediatrics.
June 27, 2016
Healthy sleep is critical for children and teens. Sleep disorders, such as problems falling asleep and sleep apnea, affect your child’s ability to get the sleep needed for good growth, development and overall health.
April 29, 2016
Amy Frias explains that grownups need to designate one person as a “water watcher” while children are swimming.
April 1, 2016
Some children who have uncontrolled seizures may benefit from a special way of eating called the ketogenic diet. Podcast on how the ketogenic diet works.
March 23, 2016
Picky eating is very normal for children, particularly in toddlers who have a natural fear of new foods.
March 17, 2016
CHOC Children’s is one of only 12 children’s hospitals in the nation and just two in the state to be named a 2015 Leapfrog Top Hospital.
March 1, 2016
In this episode of CHOC Radio, Dr. Wayne Nguyen and Dr. Alexandra Roche discuss the warning signs of eating disorders.
January 26, 2016
A thyroid test is conducted during newborn screenings in California, symptoms of endocrine disorders may not appear until closer to puberty.
January 18, 2016
CHOC Children’s multidisciplinary team of concussion experts can help prevent and treat concussions, as well as help patients ease back in to school and sports. Careful supervision is essential for young persons with concussions, since their brains are still developing.
January 8, 2016
Sometimes, deciding to take a child to the emergency department (ED) isn’t a clear-cut choice for parents. In podcast No. 46, Amy Waunch, a trauma nurse coordinator at the Julia and George Argyros Emergency Department, helps clarify this question. Modify your meta description by editing it right here
December 29, 2015
Dietitians at CHOC Children’s have begun working with families who prefer to feed their children blenderized tube feedings (BTF).
December 4, 2015
The holidays are a wonderful time for family and fun, but they also pose some additional safety hazards, a CHOC Children’s community educator tells CHOC Radio.
November 22, 2015
Precision medicine is changing how physicians think about treatments, with great advances coming out of the oncology field. In podcast No. 42, three CHOC experts and speakers at the upcoming Peds2040 conference.
November 6, 2015
In this CHOC Radio segment, Diana Bullman Dana Sperling, a CHOC social worker, offer tips to parents who suddenly find themselves and their little one in the NICU.
November 3, 2015
October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month, but parents should remember two things year-round to keep babies safe during sleep: babies should sleep alone and on their backs, a CHOC Children’s community educator tells CHOC Radio.
October 23, 2015
Surgery is scary for kids and parents, alike, but not talking about an upcoming surgical procedure can create more fear and anxiety in children.
October 20, 2015
From pet therapy to Seacrest Studios, CHOC Children’s offers a host of amenities to help children cope with their hospitalization. The child life department plays a key role in normalizing the hospital environment by making things like medical equipment and procedures feel less strange.
October 6, 2015
With the fall semester back in session, kids are out walking to and from school. To ensure safe journeys, it’s key that children and teens eliminate distractions, a CHOC Children’s community educator tells CHOC Radio.
July 24, 2015
Children under the age of 5 are at the greatest risk for getting injured at home, says CHOC Children’s community educator Amy Frias. Of course, the biggest reason is that’s where they spend the majority of their time.
July 17, 2015
Childhood asthma is a relatively easy disease to control with the right teamwork between a child and his or her family, pediatrician and school. If not managed properly, asthma can negatively affect a child’s quality of life.
April 4, 2015
Raising a child with a food allergy can be challenging enough, but what should families do when they have children with and without food issues?
January 10, 2015
Every 10 minutes in the United States, there’s a child under the age of 6 taken to an emergency department for medication poisoning. Most of the incidents occur in the home, a CHOC pharmacist tells CHOC Radio.
December 18, 2014
Growing up is tough enough for teens and young adults, but living with a chronic disease adds even more complications, a panel of CHOC Children’s patients tell CHOC Radio. In podcast No. 22, Cody, 23; Megan, 17; and Cole, 14 discuss aspects of life with a chronic illness.
November 18, 2014
It’s perfectly normal for parents to get mad at their children sometimes, but anger can have a negative effect on a child’s development, a CHOC Children’s psychologist tells CHOC Radio.
August 6, 2014
Racecar driver Charlie Kimball visited CHOC patients to talk about how he doesn't let type 1 diabetes put the breaks on his success.