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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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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Our healthcare system has historically been fragmented, with physical and mental health treatments being compartmentalized.
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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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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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.
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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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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"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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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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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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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.
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.
In its ongoing efforts to improve mental health care for children and adolescents, Children’s Hospital of Orange County has started a pediatric psychiatric access line, the first of its kind in the county.
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