Some parents do not vaccinate their children, believing myths that vaccines are dangerous or cause disorders like autism. Learn what the experts say in this health feature.
To prepare your child for surgery parents should understand and work through their concerns, because if the parents are scared, the child will be scared.
A premature baby or preemie is born before 37 weeks of gestation. They often require hospitalization. The best way for it to grow is to have the mother's milk.
When late fall rolls around, the flu usually rolls in with it. A cough, a high fever and sore throat are early signs of influenza.
Young wrists, forearms and elbows are vulnerable to injury. Few kids grow up without breaking a bone. Prompt, expert care of fractures is necessary.
Children require special treatment, not just for their size, but also the equipment needed to treat their conditions with regards to emergency care.
The word concussion comes from the Latin word to shake violently. A lot of times, people may hit their head and don’t realize it was a concussion.
Everyone needs some down time, even children. Unfortunately the idea of free time can be a foreign one. Learn how to find balance in your child's schedule.
The experts at CHOC Children's and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital in partnership with the Orange County Register have developed this site to provide you with the information you need to help keep your children healthy. From immunizations to broken bones, we're here to provide answers to some of parenting's most common, and not-so-common, questions.