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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In an effort to support teens undergoing cancer treatment and post-treatment survivors, the hospital has been holding a prom for the past 16 years.
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"It's hard as a parent to go to work, to make money, to come home to try to put together a dinner really fast and serve it to your kid and then they don't touch it," says Dr. Eric Ball.
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This post will hopefully explain any questions you might have about taking a child to see a therapist thanks to the expert advice of Dr. Carlos Konishi Ph.D., a pediatric psychologist at CHOC Children’s.
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If you know a loved one is struggling, the first, and most important thing you can offer them is your unconditional support and love. From there, consider giving any (or all) of the following advice a try to show that person they truly aren't alone in their struggle.
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Dr. Anthony C. Chang from the Children's Hospital of Orange County wants his fellow doctors to think outside the box when it comes to knowledge and expertise. Can an 'AI Sherlock' help?
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Doctors at Children’s Hospital of Orange County say they believe Sofia is the youngest person to receive the new technology — the battery-operated Micra Transcatheter Pacing System created by Medtronic
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Many illnesses that are easily spread peak in the fall and winter months, and this is particularly true among kids as they settle into school routines among their equally germ-prone peers.
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