All CHLA Blog Posts

Published on July 22, 2021
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Clinical Scenario A 21-day-old male infant born at 26 week’s gestation and birth weight 860 grams, currently on CPAP for respiratory distress syndrome, develops abdominal distention and green-colored emesis. On changing his diaper, the nurse notices blood in his stool... Read More
Published on July 22, 2021
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How to choose the best—and safest—sunscreen for your child. Read More
Published on July 13, 2021
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Long COVID or “long-haul COVID” can be debilitating for kids and teens—with symptoms like fatigue, shortness of breath and brain fog. Read More
Published on July 13, 2021
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Advice for families about keeping unvaccinated kids safe from COVID-19 variants. Read More
Published on July 8, 2021
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When the mercury rises, so does the risk of heatstroke for pregnant women and newborns. Here’s how to keep yourself—and your new baby—cool and comfortable, even on the hottest summer days. Read More
Published on July 1, 2021
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Fireworks can be fun, festive—and very dangerous. Here’s are tips on how to keep your family safe. Read More
Published on June 29, 2021
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After a rare heart disorder triggered severe liver problems, Mark needed a lifesaving dual organ transplant. Read how 11 hospital teams carried out the intricate procedure, a first at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Read More
Published on June 17, 2021
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Summer means fun in the sun, beach outings, swimming pools, and outdoor adventures like camping, hiking, bicycling and skateboarding. What also comes is an increased risk for injuries—and an increased need for awareness. Experts at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Kohl's... Read More
Published on June 17, 2021
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Whether reclaiming unused food, donating meals or seeding a city garden, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is committed to reducing food insecurity in the community. Read More
Published on June 17, 2021
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Darren P. Berman, MD, will join Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in August to lead the hospital’s Cardiac Catheterization Lab. Read More
Published on June 16, 2021
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Our guide to buying, making, wearing and caring for masks to protect against the coronavirus and COVID-19. Read More
Published on June 16, 2021
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Nuestra guía para comprar, usar y cuidar las mascarillas para protegerse contra el coronavirus y la COVID-19. Read More
Published on June 15, 2021
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What should you do if your child gets a heat-related illness? And how can you prevent it in the first place? Check out these lifesaving tips to keep your child safe and cool when the weather heats up. Read More
Published on June 15, 2021
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Did you install an above-ground pool this summer? Are you taking extra trips to the beach during COVID-19? An injury prevention expert at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles shares the best ways to keep your child water-safe. Read More
Published on June 14, 2021
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In honor of Pride Month, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles asked some of our LGBTQ+ team members: “What message would you give your younger self?” or “What message would you give to young LGBTQ+ people today?” Their responses are collected here. Read More
Published on June 2, 2021
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Hearing your child is cancer-free after suffering from an aggressive brain tumor is the best news a parent can receive. Read one mom’s heartwarming thank you note to the doctors who saved her daughter’s life. Read More
Published on June 2, 2021
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A new study of baby-parent pairs aims to improve screening through precision medicine Read More
Published on May 27, 2021
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CHLA experts explain how to safely shop, fly, and visit relatives with kids under age 12 who are not yet able to get vaccinated. Read More
Published on May 27, 2021
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Los niños mayores de 12 años ahora son elegibles para la vacuna contra la COVID-19. Obtenga la información de un epidemiólogo de CHLA. Read More
Published on May 25, 2021
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Children ages 12 and up are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Get the facts from a CHLA epidemiologist. Read More

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