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Sports Safety Tips

Sports safety tips for your athletes. Between school teams and recreational leagues, kids have opportunities to participate in sports year-round.

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Family Travel

Here's a one-stop shop for information for traveling with children this summer season. These tips can help you enjoy happy and healthy travels with your loved ones.

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Keep calm with muscle relaxation

Belly breathing can help you relax, feel better and help your body to work its best. Try these 7 steps to calm the mind and produce a state of relaxation in your body.

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Tips for getting active to help reduce anxiety and worry

Belly breathing can help you relax, feel better and help your body to work its best. Try these 7 steps to calm the mind and produce a state of relaxation in your body.

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6 Tips for Expressing Yourself Through Journaling

Getting your feelings out, as you can through journaling, can help you better understand the problems you are dealing with and find good solutions that can help you feel better.

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CHOC Children’s Long Live Childhood™ Social Media Sweepstakes Official Rules

No purchase necessary. A purchase or payment of any kind will not increase your chances of winning.

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6 tips for using your imagination to help you heal through guided imagery

Belly breathing can help you relax, feel better and help your body to work its best. Try these 7 steps to calm the mind and produce a state of relaxation in your body.

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The Fiscal Conservative’s Case for Proposition 4

The passage of Prop 4 will approve $1.5 billion of General Obligation bonds “to provide a steady and ready source of funds for capital improvement programs for children’s hospitals to improve the health, welfare, and safety of California’s children.”

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Prop. 4 Will Help Save Children’s Lives

Proposition 4, the Children’s Hospital Bond on the Nov. 6 ballot, would provide $1.5 billion over 15 years to support this critical, life-saving care.

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7 Steps to Calm the Mind and Produce a State of Relaxation Through Belly Breathing

Belly breathing can help you relax, feel better and help your body to work its best. Try these 7 steps to calm the mind and produce a state of relaxation in your body.

Alba Young, customer service representative at CHOC Children's

CHOC Associate Gives Back with Career in Customer Service

A career in customer service isn't for everyone, but Alba can't imagine doing anything else. She shares what inspires her to give back to others.

Jason Williams, Pre-Op/PACU Nurse, at CHOC Children's

Seasoned Pre-Op/PACU Nurse Pursues Passion for Mental Health

Jason Williams, RN, has devoted his 18-year nursing career to CHOC Children’s, with nearly all that time in pre-op and PACU. He loved working in those areas, but couldn't pass up on the opportunity to pursue his passion for mental health.

Eva Esmaeili, neonatal nurse at CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital (CHOC Mission)

CHOC Children’s at Mission Nurse Shares Insight on Advanced Education

A veteran neonatal nurse, Eva Esmaeili recently earned her master’s degree in nursing, while caring for her family and working full time.  In this Q &A, she shares what inspired her to return to school, and offers insight to others who may be considering a similar path.

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Get a Healthy Start to the School Year

Just in time for back to school, check out the following tips from CHOC experts for a healthy start to the school year.

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How to Stand out as a Candidate for CHOC’s RN Residency and Fellowship Programs

CHOC offers residency and fellowship programs for nurses interested in pediatrics. Each program receives 500 applications.

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How to Ace the Interview Using These Four Tips

CHOC senior recruiter Isacc Leija offers four easy tips to help job candidates ace their next interviews.

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How to Deliver a Successful Interview Using STAR

CHOC senior recruiter Isacc Leija provides tips on how to use the STAR technique to deliver a successful interview.

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CHOC Children’s Invites Your Input!

CHOC Children's is conducting its tri-annual Community Health Needs Assessment.

Danielle Mucker is nurse in CHOC Children’s oncology/hematology unit.

Danielle Mucker Story

Danielle Mucker may be a nurse in CHOC Children’s oncology/hematology unit, but with an ability to transform medical care into something fun for patients, she’s also a bit of a magician.