CHLA News & Media

Published on February 9, 2022
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Jonathan Santoro, MD, shares his team’s latest research and fellowship—and why he’s in a ‘race’ to discover new approaches to care. Read More
Published on February 9, 2022
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Virtual consultations help ease parents’ anxiety—and improve care after a baby is born. Read More
Published on February 9, 2022
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New studies show that higher body mass index—as well as low socioeconomic status—raise the risk for pediatric kidney stones. Read More
Published on February 9, 2022
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New clinic takes multidisciplinary care to a new level with joint visits for patients and families. Read More
Published on February 3, 2022
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A collaboration of 10 pediatric hospitals safely reduces opioid use following appendectomy. There is considerable variation in how doctors prescribe opioids to children and adolescents following removal of the appendix. A quality improvement project involving 10 pediatric... Read More
Published on February 3, 2022
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A tumor was found in Jake’s chest only months after his younger brother Dane finished treatment for leukemia. Unable to find a genetic link that might explain why, CHLA doctors worked to save both their lives. Read More
Published on February 2, 2022
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Echoing the CDC’s new mask guidelines, our expert says any mask beats no mask, but one option is clearly best. By Jeff Weinstock   It’s been a choppy 22 months for mask wearers—and that should include everyone as we all try to suppress the spread of the highly... Read More
Published on February 2, 2022
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Ten pediatric hospitals have collaborated on a study to safely decrease opioid use after the surgical procedure. Some hospitals have a specific process for when and how to prescribe opioids after appendix surgery, while other hospitals leave these decisions to the individual... Read More
Published on February 1, 2022
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) will travel to a galaxy far, far away for its annual Valentine’s Day card drive, which kicks off today on CHLA.org. Read More
Published on February 1, 2022
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LOS ANGELES (January 20, 2022) — Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) was redesignated a Magnet® hospital, the health care industry’s most prestigious recognition of world-class nursing and patient care, an honor reserved for the top 10% of U.S. hospitals.  "... Read More
Published on January 27, 2022
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New endoscopy fellowship is one of several advanced GI training opportunities at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Read More
Published on January 27, 2022
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An innovative approach promotes timely diagnosis and treatment for critical endocrine issues. Read More
Published on January 26, 2022
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles receives $1.9 million award from the Helmsley Charitable Trust to disseminate Dr. Jennifer Raymond’s model of patient-centered care nationally. Read More
Published on January 26, 2022
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles researcher is awarded $2.3 million for research toward improving CAR T-cell therapy. Read More
Published on January 25, 2022
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Investigators to study the best ways to treat children with lingering symptoms. Read More
Published on January 25, 2022
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Chosen as Site for Nationwide Study of Long-Term Effects of COVID in Children   Initially, it seemed as though COVID-19 did not affect children as severely as it did adults. While it is true that a smaller percentage of children are... Read More
Published on January 25, 2022
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First-of-its-kind study aims to see if gut bacteria are linked to abnormal bone regulation in children on dialysis. Read More
Published on January 25, 2022
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Researchers are using novel MRI techniques to uncover what happens in a baby’s brain during anesthesia. Read More
Published on January 25, 2022
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Banked placental tissue could provide investigators with important clues into fetal and neonatal health. Read More
Published on January 21, 2022
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Diagnosed with acute liver failure and her health rapidly deteriorating, it seemed like 11-month-old Lennon would need a miracle to survive. Thanks to a team of specialists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, she just celebrated her third birthday. By Eunice Oh   On... Read More

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