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Does My Child Have a Sleep Disorder?

June 27, 2016
Healthy sleep is critical for children and teens. Sleep disorders, such as problems falling asleep and sleep apnea, affect your child’s ability to get the sleep needed for good growth, development and overall health.

Ensuring Safe Sleep for Babies

November 3, 2015
October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month, but parents should remember two things year-round to keep babies safe during sleep: babies should sleep alone and on their backs, a CHOC Children’s community educator tells CHOC Radio.

Preparing your Child for Surgery

October 23, 2015
Surgery is scary for kids and parents, alike, but not talking about an upcoming surgical procedure can create more fear and anxiety in children.

Tips for Coping with Hospitalization

October 20, 2015
From pet therapy to Seacrest Studios, CHOC Children’s offers a host of amenities to help children cope with their hospitalization. The child life department plays a key role in normalizing the hospital environment by making things like medical equipment and procedures feel less strange.

Keeping Kids Safe as They Walk to School

October 6, 2015
With the fall semester back in session, kids are out walking to and from school. To ensure safe journeys, it’s key that children and teens eliminate distractions, a CHOC Children’s community educator tells CHOC Radio.

Keeping Infants and Toddlers Safe in the Home

July 24, 2015
Children under the age of 5 are at the greatest risk for getting injured at home, says CHOC Children’s community educator Amy Frias. Of course, the biggest reason is that’s where they spend the majority of their time.

Getting Childhood Asthma Under Control

July 17, 2015
Childhood asthma is a relatively easy disease to control with the right teamwork between a child and his or her family, pediatrician and school. If not managed properly, asthma can negatively affect a child’s quality of life.

Dr. Sharief Taraman Talks with AM830’s Travis Rodgers about Sports and Concussions

September 25, 2013
Travis Rodgers, host of the Angels AM830 morning radio show "The Travis Rodgers Show" speaks with Pediatric Neurologist Dr. Sharief Taraman about concussions in sports.