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Published on August 6, 2020
Intestines_hero.png Mark Frey, PhD, an investigator at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, studies how the intestines repair themselves after injury. His research focuses on how proteins interact inside the cells of the epithelium—the inner lining of the... Read More
Published on August 5, 2020
CHLA-Blog-Teething-1200x628-01.jpg Special thanks to Marie Lafortune, MD, Attending Physician in the Division of General Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, for contributing to this article. Teething can be tough on babies—and their parents. It hurts to have those new teeth grow in, and that can... Read More
Published on August 4, 2020
Corny_Hero.png By Candace Pearson  Helping children feel empowered to cope with challenging, often scary circumstances—like the worldwide pandemic of the novel coronavirus—is at the heart of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. So it makes perfect sense for the hospital to... Read More
Published on August 4, 2020
Alex_Roger_Hero.png With kid-friendly techniques and compassion, Child Life specialist Alex Rogers helps patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles heal so they can get back to being kids.  By Sara Nafie  The Child Life Program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles helps ease... Read More
Published on August 3, 2020
CHLA-Blog-Clubfoot-Clinic-Takes-Shape-1132x593-01.jpg "The goal … is to get a foot that’s flat, that’s flexible, and you’re able to wear normal shoes without any pain." By Jeff Weinstock   Two-year-old Merci, the first patient to be treated at CHLA’s clubfoot clinic Those of you who like the symmetry of things... Read More
Published on August 3, 2020
Hero_School.png How to support your kids—and yourself—as school starts online. By Katie Sweeney  With the COVID-19 crisis continuing, most children in California will be going back to school online this fall. For many families, that’s a big challenge.  So how can you talk to... Read More
Published on July 28, 2020
Sunscreen How to choose the best—and safest—sunscreen for your child. By Katie Sweeney Fun in the sun is a year-round activity in Southern California. But all that sunshine means it’s critical to protect your child (and yourself) from the sun’s harmful rays.... Read More
Published on July 24, 2020
CHLA-Blog-Giving-Your-Child-Medicine-1200x628-02.jpg How to help the medicine go down, for babies and kids of all ages Special thanks to Ashley Bennett, MD, for contributing to this article.   If you struggle with giving medicine to your child, you’re not alone. But it doesn’t have to be a stressful experience.... Read More
Published on July 21, 2020
Helmet_Hero.png  Follow these tips to make sure your child’s helmet is safe.By Katie SweeneyA bike helmet can literally be a lifesaver for a child—dramatically reducing the chances of a head or brain injury from a bike, scooter or skateboard accident. But did you know that a helmet has to... Read More
Published on July 21, 2020
CHLA-COVID19-Research-Chang-1200x628-01.jpg MAcM تود بي تشانغ، طبيب معالج ، قسم طب الطوارئ والنقل في مواجهة جائحة COVID-19 ، يجب إجراء تغييرات لكيفية إنعاش المرضى. الإجراءات المعتادة مثل التنبيب والإنعاش القلبي الرئوي يمكن أن تسمح بانتشار الفيروسات. قدمت جمعية القلب الأمريكية The American Heart Association تغييرات على... Read More
Published on July 21, 2020
CHLA-COVID19-Research-Bard-1200x628-01.jpg PhD  و Xiaowu Gai, PhD، قسم علم الأمراض والطب المخبري كان المرضى من مختلف الأعمار والأعراق ، و المواقع الجغرافية المختلفة ، يظهرون أنواعًا مختلفة من المرض وشدة الأعراض بسبب COVID-19. في حين كان يُعتقد في البداية أن الأطفال أقل تأثراً بالمرض من البالغين ، إلا أنه يمكنهم... Read More
Published on July 20, 2020
CHLA-COVID-19-Research-1200x628-01.jpg From basic research to epidemiological data, investigators in The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles are taking on COVID-19 research from multiple directions.  By Melinda Smith In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The ... Read More
Published on July 17, 2020
CHLA-Blog-Life-Changing-Spine-Surgery-Jackson-1200x628-01.jpg After years of suffering from crippling back pain, the high school senior underwent a procedure at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles that fixed his scoliosis and finally provided relief. By Eunice Oh Inspiring—that’s the word 17-year-old Jackson uses to describe Children... Read More
Published on July 14, 2020
Triplets_Hero.png They made national news when separated as babies, but now these once-conjoined twins live normal lives in the Midwest. By Michael Y. Park Life on a hobby farm in the suburban outskirts of Des Moines, Iowa, for 17-year-old triplets Madeline, Mackenzie and Macey is pretty... Read More
Published on July 10, 2020
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg Teething can be a time of great frustration for caregivers, in this post I will list some of the most common symptoms, explain how they relate to teething and share some insight on how to help soothe your little one during this potentially uncomfortable time. When Does... Read More
Published on July 10, 2020
CHLA-Blog-Painkillers-Surgery-1200x628-01.jpg 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.   Some surgical procedures may call for the use of opioids such as Vicodin or oxycodone to control severe pain as part of... Read More
Published on July 8, 2020
covid_testing.png 从鼻咽拭子到抽血,这里有所有这些检测的含义 由 Katie Sweeney 撰写 谁应该接受检测以检查是否感染会引起 COVID-19 的新冠病毒?不同类型的检测实际检查什么?主治医师 Jeffrey Bender 医学博士是 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles 的一名儿科传染病专家,他给出了最新的信息并解释了家长需要了解哪些内容。 谁应该接受检测? Children’s Hospital Los Angeles 现在对 COVID-19 进行常规检测。所有住院或正在接受手术的儿童都要接受检测。... Read More
Published on July 8, 2020
covid_testing.png Ահա թե ինչի համար են բոլոր այդ հետազոտությունները՝ քթից վերցվող քսուքից սկսած մինչև արյան նմուշառում Պատրաստել է Katie Sweeney-ն Ո՞վ պետք է թեստավորվի COVID-19 առաջացնող նոր կորոնավիրուսի առկայության համար: Եվ ի՞նչ են փաստացի ցույց տալիս տարբեր տեսակի հետազոտությունները:... Read More
Published on July 8, 2020
covid_testing.png توسط Katie Sweeney   آزمایش ویروس کرونای جدید که باعث کووید-19 می‌شود باید از چه افرادی گرفته شود؟ و انواع مختلف آزمایش‌ها در واقع چه‌چیز را اندازه‌گیری می‌کنند؟ پزشک معالج، دکتر Jeffrey Bender، متخصص بیماری‌های عفونی اطفال در Children’s Hospital Los Angeles، آخرین... Read More
Published on July 7, 2020
covid_testing.png من مسحات الأنف إلى عمليات سحب الدم، إليك ما تعنيه كل هذه الاختبارات بقلم Katie Sweeney من الذي يجب اختباره للبحث عن وجود فيروس كورونا المستجد الذي يسبب مرض كوفيد-19؟ وماذا تقيس الأنواع المختلفة من الاختبارات في الواقع؟ يوفر الطبيب المعالج Jeffrey Bender، طبيب، وهو طبيب... Read More

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