App screens kids for eye problems before they can talk - November 13, 2019
Should I be correcting my toddler’s language? The answer might surprise you - November 10, 2019
For many parents, some of the sweetest memories of their children are the funny words they used as toddlers.
Building a pediatric mental health system – two friends - November 4, 2019
Dr. Heather Huszti, chief psychologist at CHOC Children's, interviews Kimberly Cripe, president and CEO, on the importance of developing services for children with mental health concerns as a part of a pediatric health system.
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From SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio — Painless tonsillectomies - November 2, 2019
When is RSV season 2019? Experts say you can avoid it - October 28, 2019
From SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio – Laughter is the best medicine - September 18, 2019
Red Nose Docs, the flagship program of Healthy Humor, round on patients at CHOC Children's Hospital. They use comedy, magic and music to inject laughter and fun into the hospital environment.
Volleyball player is leading the parade to support Julian’s Lego Corner at CHOC - September 5, 2019
Julian’s Lego Corner in the Child Life Department at Children’s Hospital of Orange County is named after him. A family friend is raising funds for the year-round play area.
What to do if you get stung by a bee - August 15, 2019
Quickly remove the stinger, apply ice and seek medical attention if you show signs of anaphylaxis — plus more advice from this U.S. News & World Report article, featuring CHOC Children's pediatric allergist Dr. Wan-Yin Chan.
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CHOC Children’s names new neonatology nursing director - August 14, 2019
CHOC Children’s has named longtime pediatric nurse Jennie Sierra as nursing director of neonatology. Her responsibilities will include oversight of CHOC Children’s Hospital’s neonatal units.
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With medical clown visits, it's not just about children. Spreading happiness is good for adults as well, especially parents struggling with a child in the hospital.
Prepare Millennials to Step into Leadership Positions - July 29, 2019
Children's hospitals look to prepare the next generation of leaders.
From SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio – The dangers of window falls - July 17, 2019
Amy Waunch, trauma program manager at CHOC Children’s, appeared on SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio to discuss the dangers of window falls and offered tips on what parents can do to protect their children
Through his affiliation with CHOC and The Children’s Pediatric Mental Health Center, Richard Goddard assists fundraising efforts to help others, especially children, avoid the heartbreaking consequences of unaddressed mental health issues
Some dressed up in suits and gowns. Some were on crutches. Some pulled electronic carts attached to IV lines dangling from their bodies.All were eager to attend the 18th annual Oncology Ball at Children’s Hospital of Orange County in Orange.
CHOC Children’s Hospital has been recognized for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer cardiac arrests in the hospital.
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CHOC recognized as one of nation’s best children’s hospitals - June 18, 2019
Coast Magazine Readers’ Choice Women in Health Care: Dr. Diane Nugent is a trailblazer in hematology - June 4, 2019
Nugent, who’s head of the pediatric hematology division at CHOC Children’s is helping promote a bill in Sacramento which would allocate funds to open sickle-cell clinics for adults who need access to care.
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From SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio – Dr. Eric Ball - May 22, 2019
Dr. Eric Ball, a CHOC Children’s pediatrician, appeared on SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio to discuss teens and insomnia, including how much sleep teens need, how puberty affects sleep cycles, and proper sleep hygiene.
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Commentary: Holistic system of care essential to achieving mental wellness for children, teens - May 21, 2019
Our healthcare system has historically been fragmented, with physical and mental health treatments being compartmentalized.