The Julia and George Argyros Emergency Department at CHOC Children's Hospital was recognized for exceptional, innovative performance.
CHOC recognized as one of nation’s best children’s hospitals - June 16, 2020
Homeward Bound: CHOC Children’s Thompson Autism Center - June 15, 2020
From Healthcare Design – CHOC wanted to design a centralized facility to raise awareness, support, interventions, assessment, therapy, education and research for children and families affected by ASD.
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This COVID-19 practice: Your neurologist can see you now. Practices open amid lingering coronavirus concerns - June 4, 2020
While serving scores of patients via telehealth in socially distant times, neurologists foresee the challenges of reopening their offices before the COVID-19 pandemic ends.
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Working in partnership with hospital and physician leaders, Herrscher will be responsible for advancing CHOC as a leading destination for cutting-edge cancer care for children and young adults.
When to worry about a child’s stomachache, according to experts - April 29, 2020
Children tend to get stomachaches often. How can parents know if something is seriously wrong, or if it's just a run-of-the-mill pain that will go away on its own?
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Virtual pet therapy, a floor for potential cases: How children’s hospitals responded to coronavirus - April 28, 2020
“What worries us most is that families are afraid to come seek appropriate care,” Dr. Andreeff said. “If we’re not vaccinating our kids on time, that might be worse for our pediatric population than coronavirus.”
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If Mom and Dad are dieting, what about the kids? Should they also follow these diets, or do growing children need a more balanced diet?
How much of a risk does the coronavirus pose to children? - March 24, 2020
Data on the novel coronavirus currently has shown very few cases of serious illness or death in children and young adults, but experts say that doesn’t mean they’re immune or will not become infected.
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CRISPR is a sort of “molecular scissors” that allows scientists to cut out and insert custom genetic code into DNA strands.
CHOC Children’s names new chief scientific officer - March 3, 2020
As a testament to CHOC Children’s commitment to research and finding new treatments and cures for childhood illnesses, CHOC has appointed renowned physician and research scientist Dr. Terence Sanger as its vice president for research and chief scientific officer.
How to treat neurological conditions with physical therapy - January 31, 2020
Physical therapy helps people improve their movement. You may think of physical therapy as something you use after a sports injury or after certain types of surgery. However, physical therapy helps with a variety of health issues.
When can kids make their own breakfast? Here’s what the experts say - January 31, 2020
Honor kids’ feelings about deaths of Kobe Bryant and the 3 children killed in crash, psychologists say - January 30, 2020
Young people may need help as they navigate grief over the deaths of the Lakers legend and eight others, including three children, who perished Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas.
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CHOC Children’s names new chief information security officer - January 28, 2020
CHOC Children’s has named longtime information security leader Tony Lakin as its chief information security officer.