Ukraine news isn’t easy for children, but it shouldn’t be ignored - March 18, 2022
CHOC chief psychologist Dr. Heather Huszti offers tips for how parents can talk to children about the war in Ukraine.
A New Resident Dog Comforts Pediatric Mental Health Patients - February 10, 2022
Children's Hospitals Today writes about Odessa, a CHOC resident dog that helps patients who are struggling to cope or experiencing distress.
Children Under 5 May Soon Be Eligible For COVID Vaccine - February 1, 2022
In this KCAL/KCBS story, CHOC pediatricians Dr. Kate Williamson and Dr. Eric Ball discuss the COVID-19 vaccine for young children.
CHOC welcomes the first resident dog dedicated to helping kids in a pediatric inpatient mental health unit - January 28, 2022
Child Life Specialist Janessa Vanden Berge discusses with "Eye on the Community" Odessa's impact in CHOC's mental health inpatient center.
Teen with muscular dystrophy pulls through COVID at CHOC Hospital - January 21, 2022
COVID in Kids Under 5 May Look Like Croup, Pediatricians Warn - January 17, 2022
Dr. Eric Ball, a CHOC pediatrician, discusses with MedPage Today symptoms of COVID-19 in younger pediatric patients.
More Kids Are Being Hospitalized With COVID-19 — But Experts Say Parents Shouldn’t Worry Too Much - January 7, 2022
CHOC pediatrician Dr. Andrea Kallah discusses with Parents magazine the Omicron COVID-19 variant's impact on children.
Most Influential: Dr. Mark Colon of Boys and Girls club health clinic - December 27, 2021
Dr. Colon has been he lifeblood of the CHOC Clinic at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Ana since it opened in 2001.
CHOC leaders named to OC Register’s 125 Most Influential list - December 27, 2021
Three CHOC leaders are among the Orange County Register’s annual Most Influential list, a tally of Orange County’s most influential figures.
More young children are killing themselves: The COVID-19 pandemic is making the problem worse - December 8, 2021
CHOC Chief Psychologist Dr. Heather Huszti shares insight on the impact of COVID-19 on youth suicide suicide rates in this USA Today article.
Vanguard internship stipend lets student return to CHOC — this time, behind the curtain - November 23, 2021
Returning to CHOC for the two-month innovation internship this summer was also a sort of homecoming for Nolan, a longtime CHOC patient.
Young children can receive COVID-19 vaccines. Here’s what you need to know - November 4, 2021
Orange County makes pediatric COVID-19 vaccine available - November 4, 2021
Feds may soon approve Pfizer vax for kids 5-11. Pediatrician explains why parents shouldn’t hesitate on shots - October 28, 2021
Dr. Katherine Williamson, CHOC pediatrician, speaks with KCRW about children and the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine.
From Sirius XM’s Doctor Radio – Elbow fractures and sports injuries - October 19, 2021
A CHOC pediatric sports medicine specialist discusses elbow fractures and other common sports injuries on Doctor Radio's orthopedics show.
“It’s almost like the pandemic threw gasoline on embers that were already glowing,” says Dr. Heather Huszti, chief psychologist at CHOC.
All-in-one Fetal Care Center set to open at CHOC in Orange - June 14, 2021
From The Orange County Register -- The Fetal Care Center of Southern California, based at CHOC in Orange, is set to open its doors on Wednesday, June 16, offering expectant moms whose babies will be born with birth defects the kind of comprehensive care in one place, and during a single visit, that is hard to find in the region.
OCDE and CHOC have teamed up to pilot a handful of school-based “WellSpace” centers that will encourage students to take a break from life’s stressors.
The Thompson Autism Center at CHOC offers state-of-the-art facilities, program initiatives and a multidisciplinary team, but its most important asset may go beyond CHOC’s walls.
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Teen shares story of her epilepsy journey for awareness month - March 30, 2021
Jensen had helped shape the OCBC strategy of “Good business is also good health” in 2020. But going into 2021, she thought that people were hungry for a sense of hope and wanted to get on with their lives. She suggested the theme be “Resilient OC.”
Lynn Grieves finds joy in the unexpected - December 21, 2020
Since coming to CHOC in 2009, Grieves has had the opportunity to aid several modernization efforts both to continue the cutting-edge efforts to find better ways to serve its patient population and to align with constantly changing privacy standards in the state of California.
Experts: Holidays bring hidden dangers for young children - December 15, 2020
Experts warn that the holidays bring a lot of hidden dangers for children, especially with everyone spending more time at home.