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Fallout From Infections Continues For Orange County Dental Clinic - March 7, 2017

Doctors at Children’s Hospital of Orange County put a titanium jaw in place of bone after Maagid became sick after treatment at the dental clinic.
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Getting Help Managing Child Mental Health Issues - March 3, 2017

If you have a child, who shows signs of any mental health issues (don’t let the words frighten you – it’s not a label). Stress, anxiety, depression. The doctors at CHOC are here to help.
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Using Data To Cut Unneeded Care - February 25, 2017

Children's Hospital of Orange County, in a partnership with Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, started a population health initiative in mid-2016.
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200 miles later, Lake Forest resident completes non-stop run for Children’s Hospital of Orange County - February 13, 2017

Jesse Zweig turned off Rancho Parkway into the Lake Forest Sports Park to meet a crowd of about 35 people to celebrate his 200-mile journey, which started at Children’s Hospital of Orange County.
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What This Doctor Realized When She Became the Patient - February 8, 2017

As a pediatric epileptologist, Dr. Mary Zupanc has devoted her life to understanding, preventing and treating seizures in children.
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Lake Forest man to run 200 miles to raise funds for CHOC - February 6, 2017

Hoping to raise $50,000 for Children’s Hospital of Orange County, the Lake Forest resident will be traversing Orange County this week.
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Clinical trial that came too late for big brother offers hope for 3-year-old - January 25, 2017

Titus and Ely have what scientists call late infantile Batten disease, also known as CLN2. Dr. Raymond Wang has been working with the Bowmans at Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) in Orange, CA.
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Children’s Hospital of Orange County CEO Kim Cripe on the value of unfettered curiosity - January 23, 2017

Kimberly Chavalas Cripe was named president and CEO of Children's Hospital of Orange County in Orange, Calif., in 1997.
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Respiratory And Flu Cases On The Rise For Children In Orange County - January 17, 2017

Since October, Children’s Hospital has diagnosed 114 kids with influenza, two-and-a-half times more than a year ago. The cases of respiratory virus are at 684, a huge jump.
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The Importance of Early Intervention for Pediatric Mental Health - January 4, 2017

Kimberly Cripe, president and CEO of Children's Hospital of Orange County, Calif., discusses her "wake-up call" in regard to lack of behavioral health resources.
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Most Influential 2016: Negar Ashouri was doctor turned detective when infections hit Anaheim dental clinic - December 23, 2016

Dr. Negar Ashouri, a pediatric infectious disease specialist, was on call one weekend over the summer when she saw a patient with a severe oral infection unlike anything she’d ever treated.
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A Conversation with January Cover Doctor Michele Domico, Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at CHOC - December 22, 2016

A Conversation with January Cover Doctor Michele Domico, Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at CHOC Children's.
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Kids and mental health: CHOC builds the county’s first inpatient facility for youths ages 3 to 18 - December 22, 2016

About one in five youths nationwide will have a diagnosable mental health disorder by the age of 14, according to research from the Children's Hospital of Orange County.
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CHOC receives $5 million donation from Long Beach family to endow Child Life Department - December 14, 2016

CHOC announced the gift during a holiday celebration Wednesday afternoon hosted by the newly renamed Cherese Mari Laulhere Child Life Department.
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Ducks Get Into the Holiday Spirit at CHOC Children’s - December 8, 2016

The halls of CHOC Children's were brightened by the spirit of giving Tuesday afternoon, as the Ducks made a special visit to those patients receiving care at the pediatric hospital during this holiday season.
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What Parents Need to Know About Childhood Depression - December 6, 2016

CHOC Children’s is leading the way to provide much-needed resources for children suffering from mental illnesses like depression.
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Let’s Talk about Childhood Depression - December 1, 2016

Depression in the adolescent years happens more than many realize. When it impacts a family, many feel that they are the only ones, and alone.
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OC Businesses Rally For ‘Giving Tuesday’ To Give Back To The Community - November 28, 2016

After days of spending on ourselves and loved ones, Tuesday after Thanksgiving is meant to show selfless acts of charity.
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One Family’s Journey to Overcome Epilepsy - October 31, 2016

We found the Epilepsy Support Network of Orange County, which led us to Children's Hospital of Orange County Neuroscience Institute.
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CHOC Walkers at Disneyland raise $3 million - October 30, 2016

Nearly 15,000 people took part in the 26th annual “CHOC Walk in the Park” at the Disneyland Resort, a key annual fundraiser for the children’s hospital in Orang
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CHOC given $150,000 to treat children sickened in dental clinic infection outbreak - October 25, 2016

Children’s Hospital of Orange County will receive $150,000 in county funds to help provide complex treatment to children who contracted serious infections at an Anaheim dental clinic, the Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday.
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Must-Read Information on Bullying - October 21, 2016

An eye-opening conversation with Dr. Christopher Min, PhD, a licensed pediatric psychologist at CHOC Children’s about bullying and the mental health effects on children.
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Young patients, families take a ‘Minnie Walk’ at CHOC - October 6, 2016

The patients, all young kids, smiled as they exited the elevator onto the second floor at Children’s Hospital of Orange County, right into the waiting arms of Minnie Mouse
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Orange County Hospitals Working to Improve Population Health - September 26, 2016

CHOC has a population health initiative with physicians working in the community to innovate in comprehensive care delivery.
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CHOC starts work on youth psychiatric unit - September 16, 2016

Children’s Hospital of Orange County broke ground Friday on an 18-bed psychiatric unit for patients ages 3 to 18 that will open in 2018.
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