Health and Safety Tips

Published on February 23, 2021
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La pediatra Mona Patel, MD, da consejos para que la cita virtual con el médico de su niño salga bien. Read More
Published on January 28, 2021
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Pediatrician Mona Patel, MD, provides tips for a successful virtual appointment with your child’s doctor. Read More
Published on January 12, 2021
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How do you choose the best pediatrician for your child? Here are the top questions you should ask to find the right fit—along with a printable checklist you can take with you to the doctor. Read More
Published on December 8, 2020
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This newly identified disorder is affecting some children with previous cases of COVID-19. Read More
Published on October 19, 2020
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Fixing a fracture usually requires the broken bone to be pushed back into place, but depending on your child’s age and how severe the injury is, the body may be able to heal itself with the right care. Read More
Published on October 13, 2020
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With the pandemic keeping schools closed and kids at home, what can parents do to make sure their children maintain their development? CHLA pediatrician Gladys Felix has a host of suggestions. Read More
Published on September 24, 2020
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A CHLA expert explains the symptoms, causes and treatments for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children Read More
Published on September 16, 2020
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In 2018, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles was the first hospital in Southern California approved to deliver a new therapy to pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia that did not respond to other treatments. Called chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, it is... Read More
Published on September 2, 2020
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Diaper rash is a normal part of babyhood, but there’s plenty you can do to make it go away. Follow these simple tips to soothe your baby’s skin, speed healing—and help prevent more rashes in the future. Read More
Published on August 30, 2020
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Many children ride in the wrong kind of car seat, putting them at risk for serious injury. Here’s how to choose the right seat for your child, avoid common installation mistakes—and enjoy a safe ride. Read More
Published on August 30, 2020
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Should kids ride on the sidewalk or street? How do you know if a bike is the right size? And what lifesaving gear should every rider wear, every time? Check out these eight important tips to keep your child’s bike ride safe—and fun. Read More
Published on August 30, 2020
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Most parents who have left their child in a hot car did so by accident: They simply forgot the child was there. Follow these tips to prevent that dangerous mistake. Read More
Published on August 20, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new challenges to the job of parenting.  Read More
Published on August 17, 2020
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Can families expand their COVID-19 quarantine bubbles with minimal risk? After months of sheltering in place to stay safe and flatten the curve, the start of a new school year has prompted some families to consider teaming up to tackle virtual learning in small groups.   Read More
Published on August 5, 2020
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Teething can be tough on babies—and their parents. Here’s what you need to know about teething, including what’s safe—and not safe—to give your baby. Read More
Published on August 3, 2020
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How to support your kids—and yourself—as school starts online Read More
Published on July 24, 2020
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Does your child have trouble taking medicine? Use these simple, stress-free strategies to take the tears and trauma out of giving medicine to your baby or child. Read More
Published on July 10, 2020
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The safest way to manage pain for children or teens after surgery is to use the lowest dose or pain relief method for the shortest amount of time. Read More
Published on June 24, 2020
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Kawasaki disease, sometimes called Kawasaki syndrome, is a serious inflammation of the blood vessels which affects young children, often under 5 years of age. Read More
Published on June 24, 2020
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As a parent, your number one goal is keeping your child safe and healthy. When is it time to head to the emergency department (ED)—and when is it best to call your child’s doctor, or go to an urgent care center?  Read More

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