All CHLA Blog Posts

Published on August 2, 2021
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Astgik Petrosyan, PhD Astgik is a senior postdoctoral researcher working in Laura Perin’s laboratory. When asked about where her interest in biology comes from, her answer took us back to the mountains of Armenia. As a young child, Astgik moved to California, more... Read More
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 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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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 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 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 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 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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A new study of baby-parent pairs aims to improve screening through precision medicine 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 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
Published on May 24, 2021
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In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles posed a question to some of our Asian-American and Pacific Islander team members: Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give your 10-year-old self? Responses are collected... Read More
Published on May 20, 2021
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When Lalia was seriously injured, her family wasn’t sure she’d survive. Thanks to her determination and the Rehabilitation Center at CHLA, her future is bright. Read More
Published on May 19, 2021
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Over a decade ago, Chris Hegardt was treated for cancer at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Now he’s a college soccer standout, and through the Names Family Foundation his family is giving more kids a chance to thrive. Read More
Published on May 18, 2021
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To help you make the most of your well-child visit, a Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Care Network pediatrician shares eight questions to ask your doctor. Read More
Published on May 18, 2021
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The award-winning producer shares why he supports Children’s Hospital Los Angeles—and a new generation of physicians and scientists. Read More

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