Hospital News

Published on February 15, 2021
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In honor of Black History Month, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles posed a question to a few Black/African American team members from across the organization. We wanted to know how their experiences affected how they saw the world. So we asked: What advice would you give your 10-... Read More
Published on May 1, 2020
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CHLA’s infection prevention specialist has the exact training necessary to handle the COVID-19 crisis. Read More
Published on April 23, 2020
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Epidemiologist Michael Smit is helping to lead CHLA’s response to COVID-19.  Read More
Published on April 22, 2020
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How the foresight of one CHLA investigator impacted the entire institution—and the community. Read More
Published on April 21, 2020
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During the COVID-19 crisis, CHLA’s Amerman Family Foundation Dog Therapy Program goes virtual to provide much needed stress relief for patients, families and staff. Read More
Published on April 16, 2020
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How do you serve 7,000 meals and clean 2 million square feet every day during the COVID-19 pandemic? Planning, coordination and a lot of teamwork. Read More
Published on March 31, 2020
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles-ի կլինիկական հոգեբան, PhD (գիտությունների թեկնածու) Կարեն Ռոջերսն ասում է․ «Անհրաժեշտ է, որ երեխաները հանգիստ ու հստակ ձևով հաղորդակցվեն իրենց շրջապատի մեծահասակների հետ»։ Հեղինակ՝ Մարլա Լեհներ Մինչ  COVID-19 անվանումով նոր... Read More
Published on November 17, 2015
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CHLA team members are sharing their pride today after learning that CHLA has been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission for the care we provide for our asthma patients. The Joint Commission is revered in the health care industry for setting... Read More
Published on August 4, 2015
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Pasadena Magazine just gave everyone at CHLA an opportunity to show our appreciation to the experts that we work with each day within our walls. The July/August issue of Pasadena Magazine has been released on newsstands across Los Angeles and 85 physicians with... Read More
Published on June 8, 2015
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For the seventh year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has named Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to its prestigious Honor Roll of the best children’s hospitals in the nation. With the release of the 2015-2015 U.S. News Honor Roll, we have been named: No.1-ranked... Read More
Published on April 16, 2015
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For the last four years, the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center (HTC) at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has been traveling to Arequipa, Peru to help improve the state of hemophilia care through a World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) project: The Twinning Program. Just recently,... Read More
Published on December 19, 2014
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Hosted by actress Patricia Heaton from “The Middle,” our Emmy award-winning television special, Imagine: A Celebration of Hope, featured several of CHLA’s transformative programs through stories of our brave patients and dedicated clinicians and staff members. Below are stories... Read More
Published on November 28, 2014
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Recently, The Honest Company, Jessica Alba and Baby 2 Baby teamed up to give 20 deserving patient families from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles the gift of a safe crib and a bag of The Honest Company essentials. Together, with Thomas Keens, MD, pediatric pulmonologist at CHLA... Read More
Published on November 21, 2014
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Dancers from ABC’s Dancing with the Stars (DWTS), Val Chmerkovskiy, Cheryl Burke, Artem Chigvintsev, Emma Slater, Sasha Farber and two contestants, Sadie Robertson from Duck Dynasty and Bethany Mota, a YouTube star, visited Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to join in on a fun... Read More
Published on September 11, 2014
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The University of Southern California’s (USC’s) athletic director Patrick “Pat” Haden was fined $25,000 and reprimanded by the Pac-12 for his actions in the third quarter of the Trojans’ 13-10 win against Stanford on Saturday, Sept. 6. A few days later, Pat took to Twitter and... Read More
Published on August 26, 2014
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On August 23-24, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles patients and doctors from the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases took the field at Dodgers Stadium for ThinkCure! Weekend. The annual two-day event benefits cancer research at CHLA and City of Hope by raising... Read More
Published on August 21, 2014
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Fifteen-year-old Eileen Garrido is an accomplished singer, Junior Ambassador for Children’s Hospital, founder of the Beating Hearts Foundation and a long-time patient of CHLA. This past Wednesday, Eileen was CHLA’s honorary guest at Costco Wholesale’s philanthropic event and... Read More
Published on July 22, 2014
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Los Angeles Medical Team Performs California’s First Auditory Brainstem Implant Surgery on Toddler at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Part of Only NIH-funded Study of Device’s Safety and Use In Young Children 3-year-old Canadian boy hears for first time after device... Read More
Published on June 5, 2014
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At 14 years old, Eileen Garrido is an accomplished singer, Junior Ambassador for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and has established her own nonprofit called the Beating Hearts Foundation. She is also a heart patient at CHLA, scheduled for her third heart surgery on Tuesday,... Read More
Published on April 8, 2014
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles volunteer Marie Cassanelli, 87, likes to refer to her time at the hospital as her “tenure.” Why not? She has been a dedicated hospital volunteer since the mid-1960s and if there was such a thing as an honorary degree for volunteer service,... Read More

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