CHLA News & Media

Published on October 22, 2021
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Children's Hospital Los Angeles was designated as a Magnet organization in 2008, 2013, and 2017 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®.  This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services.  In December 2021, Children's Hospital Los Angeles is... Read More
Published on October 21, 2021
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On Aug. 28, 2021, Children’s Hospital teamed up with Macedonia Baptist Church in South L.A. for a health fair to help families get ready for the new school year. The event—part of a growing partnership between the two organizations to support underserved communities—featured... Read More
Published on October 20, 2021
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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 three illnesses, and the most important thing parents can do to keep children safe.   By... Read More
Published on October 19, 2021
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The new center will address health concerns that disproportionately affect the Latino/a/x community in Southern California. Read More
Published on October 19, 2021
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After being treated with a breakthrough gene therapy at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for a genetic eye disorder, 5-year-old Natalia can now see clearly for the first time in her life. Read More
Published on October 14, 2021
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Researchers are searching for biomarkers to better identify which children with acute liver failure will recover on their own—and which will need a liver transplant. Read More
Published on October 14, 2021
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The program is one of only a few of its kind in the Western United States to offer comprehensive, coordinated care for children with colorectal and pelvic anomalies. Read More
Published on October 13, 2021
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An anonymous donor has pledged $1 for each holiday-themed card sent by October 31, committing up to $75,000   Los Angeles (October 13, 2021) – Trick or Treat? At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), Halloween is all about treats when it comes to its patients.... Read More
Published on October 6, 2021
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It is important to discuss community violence and civil unrest with the children in your lives when these topics dominate the news cycle and social media feeds. David J. Schonfeld, MD, FAAP, Director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement at Children’s Hospital... Read More
Published on October 5, 2021
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Groundbreaking 25-site study will follow thousands of children from multiple demographics before birth through early childhood. Read More
Published on October 4, 2021
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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 October 4, 2021
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Ten years after Desiree’s third open-heart surgery for congenital heart defects at CHLA’s Heart Institute, her family knew exactly where they needed to be when it was time for her fourth and fifth. Read More
Published on October 1, 2021
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Through the Employee Assistance Program, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles supports team members’ emotional, psychosocial and spiritual wellness—professionally and personally. Read More
Published on September 30, 2021
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) has been named as one of the top five pediatric medical centers in the world, according to Newsweek’s World’s Best Specialized Hospitals 2022 list. Read More
Published on September 29, 2021
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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 29, 2021
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Through Spiritual Care Services at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, team members have access to guided meditation sessions that can help them slow down, manage stress and feel more connected. Read More
Published on September 28, 2021
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Children’s National Hospital collaborate, creating the first ever toolbox to help clinicians understand how the brain and cranium grow together. Read More
Published on September 28, 2021
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“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 September 21, 2021
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In a worldwide pediatric study, researchers from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles show the clear benefit of using living donor liver tissue for transplants. Read More
Published on September 21, 2021
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In a worldwide pediatric study, researchers from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles show the clear benefit of using living donor liver tissue for transplants. Read More

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