Panda Express® Pledges $5 Million to CHOC as Part of National Philanthropic Initiative - July 6, 2021
CHOC has received a $5 million pledge from Panda Express® to fund education, research, innovation, and patient-and family-centered care.
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All-in-one Fetal Care Center set to open at CHOC in Orange - June 14, 2021
From The Orange County Register -- The Fetal Care Center of Southern California, based at CHOC in Orange, is set to open its doors on Wednesday, June 16, offering expectant moms whose babies will be born with birth defects the kind of comprehensive care in one place, and during a single visit, that is hard to find in the region.
OCDE and CHOC have teamed up to pilot a handful of school-based “WellSpace” centers that will encourage students to take a break from life’s stressors.
Dr. Antonio Arrieta and Dr. Jasjit Singh are among 12 newly designated PIDS fellows, recognized for professional excellence and service to the profession.
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The impact of COVID on our children - May 19, 2021
As we head into the second year of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is important to understand the effects of the virus on children. While the rate of infection in kids is much lower than in adults, children are not immune to COVID-19 and are suffering from both short-and long-term complications.
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CHOC Foundation Earns Coveted Rating from Charity Navigator - May 14, 2021
The Thompson Autism Center at CHOC offers state-of-the-art facilities, program initiatives and a multidisciplinary team, but its most important asset may go beyond CHOC’s walls.
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Teen shares story of her epilepsy journey for awareness month - March 30, 2021
Jensen had helped shape the OCBC strategy of “Good business is also good health” in 2020. But going into 2021, she thought that people were hungry for a sense of hope and wanted to get on with their lives. She suggested the theme be “Resilient OC.”
CHOC Hospital earns national recognition for excellence in respiratory care - February 19, 2021
CHOC Hospital is the only children’s hospital on the West Coast and one of just three children’s hospitals in the nation to be recognized by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) with the 2021-22 Apex Recognition Award, which honors respiratory care departments for best practices and high-quality care.
Lynn Grieves finds joy in the unexpected - December 21, 2020
Since coming to CHOC in 2009, Grieves has had the opportunity to aid several modernization efforts both to continue the cutting-edge efforts to find better ways to serve its patient population and to align with constantly changing privacy standards in the state of California.
Experts: Holidays bring hidden dangers for young children - December 15, 2020
Experts warn that the holidays bring a lot of hidden dangers for children, especially with everyone spending more time at home.
Julian’s Lego Corner lives on at CHOC with help of Newport Beach community - December 4, 2020
Julian’s Lego Corner helps bring joy, play and creativity to children and teens coping with serious and complex medical conditions.
Six ways adults can help children make sense of a divisive election - October 29, 2020
Children are hearing concerns about everything from voter suppression to the smooth transition of power, and adults can provide context to help them make sense of the democratic process.
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6 tips for talking to kids about the election - October 27, 2020
Political talk is everywhere — on the news and social media, in-person between friends and family, and most likely at your kitchen table. While talking politics is natural leading up to Election Day, the chatter can make its way to kids, too.
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Renowned physician tapped as new chair for UCI Pediatrics and CHOC Pediatrician-in-Chief - October 22, 2020
Dr. Coleen Cunningham’s experience, research expertise and leadership capabilities will be transformative to communities served by CHOC and UCI.
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Everything you need to know about 9-month sleep regression - September 21, 2020
14-Year-Old Girl Survives Coronavirus After 57 Days in Calif. Hospital: ‘COVID Is Not a Joke’ - September 18, 2020
A California teen is speaking out about the importance of taking COVID-19 seriously after she spent nearly two months at CHOC fighting for her life.