All CHLA Blog Posts

Published on November 15, 2021
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Through the Office of Community Affairs’ Community Impact Champions Network, team members from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles are embracing volunteer opportunities to improve the health and well-being of local communities. Read More
Published on November 15, 2021
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While fetal surgery to repair spina bifida has been available for over 10 years, the fetoscopic repair is minimally invasive, making it less risky for mothers. Read More
Published on November 12, 2021
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Expertise and state-of-the-art technology helped Emme get a new heart at the Heart Institute at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Read More
Published on November 12, 2021
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Psychologist Michelle SooHoo, PhD, supports children dealing with voiding dysfunction, as well as those with complex urologic conditions like bladder exstrophy. Read More
Published on November 12, 2021
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Should surgeons perform partial nephrectomies in more children with kidney tumors—safely removing the mass, but leaving the child’s kidney in place? Read More
Published on November 11, 2021
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Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have brought us closer to understanding the biology of autism spectrum disorder, a condition affecting a person’s ability to communicate, learn and socialize. The findings are published in The Journal of Child Psychology and... Read More
Published on November 10, 2021
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With cold and flu season underway, plus the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, infectious disease specialist Jeffrey Bender, MD, shares how to tell the difference between the three illnesses, and the most important thing parents can do to keep children safe.   By... Read More
Published on November 9, 2021
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We asked our experts for facts that can help answer the most essential questions that parents will have. Read More
Published on November 8, 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 November 8, 2021
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New calculator is seamlessly integrated into the electronic health record for inpatients with diabetes. Read More
Published on November 8, 2021
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Advice for families about keeping unvaccinated kids safe from COVID-19 variants. Read More
Published on November 8, 2021
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More powerful data can inform researchers’ studies into what’s causing childhood cancer, as well as how to improve treatments and survivorship. Read More
Published on November 8, 2021
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Researchers have been delving deeper to better understand long-term cancer survival and quality of life for adolescent and young adult patients. Read More
Published on November 5, 2021
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Born with the same heart defect, father-and-son Jeff and Bryce had their lives saved decades apart by the same surgeon at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Read More
Published on November 4, 2021
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The Ross procedure offers children the opportunity to have an aortic valve replacement that is their own valve: the pulmonary valve. Read More
Published on November 4, 2021
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Angelica Moreyra, PsyD, talks about her work in the NICCU—and how neonatologists can support the critical parent-baby bond for their patients.    Read More
Published on November 4, 2021
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New study identifies factors that may help predict which neonatal ECMO patients will have to return to the hospital. Read More
Published on November 4, 2021
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As part of the BPD Collaborative, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is teaming up to optimize care for babies with chronic lung disease. Read More
Published on November 4, 2021
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New clinic provides comprehensive screening and treatment for children with endocrine issues caused by cancer treatment. Read More
Published on November 4, 2021
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Under a $1.5 million federal grant, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is investing in innovative interdisciplinary leadership education in the field. Read More

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