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Our program is the only pediatric blood and marrow transplant program in Orange County and offers a full range of transplant procedures and services for cancer patients.
Some parents do not vaccinate their children, believing myths that vaccines are dangerous or cause disorders like autism. Learn what the experts say in this health feature.
Data on the novel coronavirus currently has shown very few cases of serious illness or death in children and young adults, but experts say that doesn’t mean they’re immune or will not become infected.
"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.
CHOC offers the only specialized RSV prevention program in Southern California with a full team of board-certified doctors, nurses and care coordinators.
Dr. Jasjit Singh, medical director of infection prevention and control at CHOC Children's, is named to Coast Magazine's annual list based on reader nominations.
You’ve probably been washing your hands wrong—Here’s the right way to do it (and avoid getting sick)
According to a 2018 study by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), consumers failed to wash their hands correctly 97 percent of the time.
Three doctors are sharing what to watch out for, when to worry, and when to just stock up on soup and saline spray when it comes to RSV.
When late fall rolls around, the flu usually rolls in with it. A cough, a high fever and sore throat are early signs of influenza.
CHOC Children's is a leading-edge research facility committed to the advancement of science and innovative pediatric medical care.
CHOC is ranked among the top children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for pediatric gastroenterology and GI surgery.
With this new law, California now leads the nation in the straightforward effort to protect children from preventable diseases, long-term illness and death.
The CHOC Research Institute conducts leading-edge research and clinical trials using in imaging and immunotherapy research.
Referral guidelines and forms are available to assist physicians in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients.
Germs are everywhere, especially as we head into the cold and flu season. Learn how you can protect your kids from harmful bugs so they will not get sick.
The Medical Intelligence Group Summit 2020 will take place virtually July 31- August 1, 2020.The dynamic agenda consists of an AI primer, journal club discussions, talks, open forums, workshops, keynotes and will conclude with a discussion of The Medical Intelligence Society launch.
At CHOC, our specialists work with children and their families to diagnose food allergies and provide multidisciplinary care to help alleviate symptoms.
Stool test may also be referred to as “stool sample,” “stool culture” or “fecal sample.” The test looks at fecal matter for evidence of a medical condition.
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.
Oncology Clinical Trial: A Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in Pediatric Participants With Advanced Melanoma or Advanced, Relapsed, or Refractory PD-L1-Positive Solid Tumors or Lymphoma (MK-3475-051/KEYNOTE-051)
Clinical Trial Protocol # MK3475-051/ADVL1621 | Adolescents and Young Adults, Recurrent/Refractory Cancer, Solid Tumors | Contact (714) 509-8646
A Phase I/II Study of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in Children with advanced melanoma or a PD-L1 positive advanced, relapsed or refractory solid tumor or lymphoma (KEYNOTE-051)
Clinical Trial Protocol # ADVL1621 | Adolescents and Young Adults, Recurrent/Refractory Cancer, Solid Tumors | Contact (714) 509-8646
Clinical trials are research projects that involves patients. Doctors conduct these trials to find out how good the drugs are or how best to use them.
Symptoms of pneumonia can include fever and cough, and in the very young, those may be the only symptoms. In older children, you will notice their respiratory rates go up because they need to oxygenate their blood so they breathe more often.
Dr. Afghani is board certified in pediatrics. She is a hospitalist who specializes in the care of hospitalized kids and adolescents at CHOC Children's.
To help kids stay healthy while traveling, people should bring waterless, alcohol-based hand sanitizers or wipes with them on the plane and use them before eating or drinking.