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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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.
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.
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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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.
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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‘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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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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