How to treat neurological conditions with physical therapy - January 31, 2020
Physical therapy helps people improve their movement. You may think of physical therapy as something you use after a sports injury or after certain types of surgery. However, physical therapy helps with a variety of health issues.
When can kids make their own breakfast? Here’s what the experts say - January 31, 2020
Honor kids’ feelings about deaths of Kobe Bryant and the 3 children killed in crash, psychologists say - January 30, 2020
Young people may need help as they navigate grief over the deaths of the Lakers legend and eight others, including three children, who perished Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas.
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Children’s Hospital of Orange County to open new autism center - January 23, 2020
A new $9.5-million autism center at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County will use a holistic approach to help children and young adults with autism and other developmental disorders when it opens next month.
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CHOC’s new Thompson Autism Center is ready to open - January 17, 2020
A new $9.5 million autism center opening this month at CHOC Children’s will allow kids easily unsettled by new places to remain in its familiar, calming environment while their doctors come to them.
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Most influential: Meet Orange County’s 100 top influencers for 2019 - December 26, 2019
Ducks boost the spirits of young patients with holiday visit to CHOC - December 14, 2019
Players made room-to-room visits, delivered Wild Wingers Kids Club kits and played some Hockey in the Hallway with the kids.
Is this typical toddler behavior or a sign of something more serious? - December 13, 2019
Many parents are aware some of the biggest challenges that come with raising kids happen in the first few years.
A personal journey: How a healer became healed | The life of Dr. Mary Zupanc, pediatric neurologist - November 26, 2019
This is a story of a young girl who was told that she could not become a physician, but went on to become a great leader in the field of pediatric neurology. The story covers her own personal healing from a near-death situation.
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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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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.