Dana Hills High student is alive, thanks to mom whose daughter died after cross-country meet - May 20, 2019
Mothers Tina Aga and Gail Myers meet while volunteering at a heart screening clinic at Dana Hills High School. Aga’s daughter Ali, 15, was saved last year when a voluntary test caught a potentially fatal heart problem. Myers’ daughter Megan died in 2007 of Sudden Cardiac Arrest at age 14 during a track meet.
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Measles in Orange County - May 6, 2019
From SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio – Dr. Terez Yonan - April 17, 2019
Dr. Terez Yonan, an adolescent medicine specialist at CHOC Children's, appeared on SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio to discuss eating disorder warning signs, and what to do if you think someone may be suffering from an eating disorder.
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California’s first surgeon general prioritizes children and addressing health disparities - April 10, 2019
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris toured CHOC Children's Hospital's Mental Health Inpatient Center as part of her multi-city listening tour across the state.
CHOC Mission Names New Director of Patient Care Services - March 29, 2019
Stackleather joined CHOC Mission in 2015 as pediatric intensive care unit manager. She has severed as interim director, patient care services, for the last several months.
Ducks Strut the Catwalk in Support of CHOC Children’s - March 22, 2019
Celebrating its 12th year in support of CHOC Children's, the Anaheim Lady Ducks Fashion Show presented by The Worobey Family and Auction.com was held earlier this week at AV Irvine.
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From SiriusXM’s Doctor Radio – Dr. Katherine Williamson - March 18, 2019
Dr. Katherine Williamson, a pediatrician on staff at CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital, discusses what parents should know about screen time
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CHOC Children’s Photograph Selected for National Photo Exhibit Showcasing the Work of Children’s Hospitals - March 18, 2019
A photograph depicting a young patient in CHOC Children’s neonatal intensive care unit participating in a music therapy session has earned a spot in a national photo exhibit showcasing how children’s hospitals help kids thrive.
‘Definitely not an anti-vaxer’: Some parents push back against recommended vaccine schedule - March 15, 2019
"Every day you are eligible to get a vaccine that you don't get one, the chance of an invasive disease remains," says Dr. Charles Golden, executive medical director of the Primary Care Network at Children's Hospital of Orange County.
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CHOC Children’s Welcomes New Surgical Service Line Director - February 21, 2019
CHOC Children’s Welcomes New Director of Clinical Services for Oncology - February 21, 2019
Mary Zimmer Named CHOC’s Vice President, Operations - February 19, 2019
CHOC Nurse Leader Recognized for Excellence in Innovation - February 8, 2019
Anne Tanner, a veteran CHOC Children’s nursing leader, has been recognized for her commitment to innovation by a statewide professional association of her peers.
After-school activities: The pros and cons of filling your kids’ schedule - February 1, 2019
Keeping your kids so busy outside of school that they lack free time for play or rest can lead to stress, anxiety and depression, says Dr. Harpreet Kaur, a licensed clinical psychologist for kids and teens at CHOC Children’s in Orange County, California.
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7 Questions Pediatricians Always Ask Before Their Kids’ Playdates - January 17, 2019
Playdates with other children can help kids develop crucial social skills, but for parents and caregivers, they can also be a source of stress and worry, especially if the playdate location or host is unfamiliar.
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Most Influential 2018: Meet the top 100 influencers in Orange County - December 21, 2018
The Orange County Register again has selected the 100 Most Influential People in Orange County, and some of the choices will be exactly who you’d expect. Others, however, will surprise and maybe even delight.
Ducks Players Bring Joy, Boost Spirits in Annual Visit to CHOC Children’s - December 14, 2018
Caedmon Blake could never have imagined his day at CHOC Children's last week would bring him face to face with some hockey heroes from his favorite sport.