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Published on October 31, 2022
Two experts explain what the virus is, symptoms to look for and how to take care of children who are sick. Read More
Published on September 16, 2022
We want you to know that Children’s Hospital Los Angeles's top priority is the safety of our patients, families and staff. We're providing this information for those wanting to know how our hospital is preparing, preventing and responding to this ongoing public health incident. Read More
Published on September 8, 2022
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 7, 2022
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 illnesses, and the most important thing parents can do to keep children safe. Read More
Published on June 21, 2022
We asked our experts for facts that can help answer the most essential questions that parents will have. Read More
Published on June 21, 2022
With the vaccine for children ages 6 months and older approved, the experts at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles provide guidance for families. Read More
Published on April 25, 2022
Tiredness and fatigue. Frequent headaches. Brain fog. These are just a few symptoms of long COVID that can persist weeks after a COVID-19 infection. Find out how researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles are studying new ways to manage and potentially treat long COVID. Read More
Published on April 18, 2022
This rare neurological condition requires specialized treatment and may have a link to COVID-19. Read More
Published on March 21, 2022
Myocarditis after the COVID-19 vaccine is a rare reaction in young people, but most cases have been short-lived, with patients getting better very quickly. Read More
Published on February 17, 2022
How financially disadvantaged families are helping their kids build resilience. Read More
Published on February 11, 2022
Doctors are seeing a sharp rise in cases of an old ailment, croup. A new one, COVID-19, is the reason for it. Read More
Published on February 2, 2022
Echoing the CDC’s new mask guidelines, our expert says any mask beats no mask, but one option is clearly best. By Jeff Weinstock   It’s been a choppy 22 months for mask wearers—and that should include everyone as we all try to suppress the spread of the highly... Read More
Published on January 7, 2022
With the new coronavirus variant circulating widely, our expert urges people to get vaccine and booster shots—and to wear a tight-fitting mask around people outside one’s household.  Read More
Published on December 6, 2021
8 Tips for an Easier and Less Painful Experience Read More
Published on November 17, 2021
Unlike COVID-19, there is no simple diagnostic test for long COVID. Doctors instead look at a child’s symptoms, as well as past exposure to the virus. Read More
Published on November 8, 2021
Advice for families about keeping unvaccinated kids safe from COVID-19 variants. Read More
Published on October 4, 2021
As Halloween approaches, families are looking for ways to celebrate while maintaining safety during the pandemic. Many traditions like wearing costumes and carving pumpkins can be done—as long as you follow precautions such as masking and physical distancing. Read More
Published on September 29, 2021
E-cigarettes are like cigarettes for a new generation. The devices produce an aerosol by heating a liquid that usually contains nicotine, flavoring and other chemicals. Users inhale these synthetics into their lungs every time they puff. Read More
Published on September 28, 2021
“With MIS-C, it’s important to test kids six months after their illness because they can have residual heart inflammation,” says Andrew Souza, DO. Read More
Published on August 11, 2021
As kids return to campus, parents and teachers should be prepared to support their social, emotional and mental health needs. Read More