Health and Safety Tips

Published on April 16, 2021
Sickle cell disease is a genetic condition that affects oxygen flow throughout the body. Babies born with SCD should be seen by health care providers with special knowledge about the disease. Read More
Published on April 12, 2021
Teens and young adults come to the Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Program for a fresh start and a voice in their own journey. Read More
Published on March 24, 2021
Reduce your baby’s risk for developing food allergies by feeding your infant the most common allergens, including peanuts and eggs, CHLA experts say. Read More
Published on March 21, 2021
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 February 23, 2021
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
Pediatrician Mona Patel, MD, provides tips for a successful virtual appointment with your child’s doctor. Read More
Published on January 12, 2021
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
This newly identified disorder is affecting some children with previous cases of COVID-19. Read More
Published on October 19, 2020
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
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
A CHLA expert explains the symptoms, causes and treatments for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children Read More
Published on September 16, 2020
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
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
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
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 30, 2020
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 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new challenges to the job of parenting.  Read More
Published on August 17, 2020
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
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
How to support your kids—and yourself—as school starts online Read More