CHLA News & Media

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
Published on September 21, 2021
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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles asked some of our Latino/a/x team members: “What message would you give your younger self?” Their responses are collected here. Read More
Published on September 18, 2021
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If you're in the Southern California or surrounding areas, you probably felt the recent earthquakes. It isn't too late to get prepared. The Pediatric Disaster Resource and Training Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles strives for pediatric disaster preparedness to... Read More
Published on September 15, 2021
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Diagnosed with a severe form of scoliosis, Cai needed surgery. Read how pediatric orthopaedic experts at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles used magnetic growing rods to straighten—and strengthen—his spine. Read More
Published on September 9, 2021
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Darren Berman, MD, Shuo Wang, MD, Molly Weisert, MD, and Luke Wiggins, MD, join the CHLA Heart Institute, ranked among the top three pediatric cardiology and heart surgery programs in the country   Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) has expanded its Heart... Read More
Published on September 9, 2021
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Long COVID or “long-haul COVID” can be debilitating for kids and teens—with symptoms like fatigue, shortness of breath and brain fog. Read More
Published on September 8, 2021
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A large tumor in his brain was triggering seizures. Read how neurosurgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles changed little Owen’s life. Read More
Published on September 7, 2021
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Brian Dias, PhD Faculty Lead, TECPAD Postdoc Training and Development  Division of Research on Children, Youth & Families Dr. Dias grew up in India and received his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin. Over the years, he has investigated the neurobiology... Read More
Published on September 7, 2021
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Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a potentially fatal complication of diabetes caused by a high level of acid in the blood. Find out what DKA is, and why it’s so dangerous. Read More
Published on September 3, 2021
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Amber Medina Clinical Research Coordinator Amber helps coordinate leukemia and lymphoma trials. Though she has been doing clinical research for 15 years, Amber came to CHLA just two years ago. Joining the team at CHLA has given her more responsibility and opportunity... Read More
Published on September 2, 2021
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is part of an innovative nationwide program exposing young people with developmental disabilities to real-world work experience. Read More
Published on September 1, 2021
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As the coronavirus evolves, health authorities across the globe rely on the work of scientists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, who use genomic sequencing to track mutations. Read More
Published on August 31, 2021
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Sarah Richman, MD, PhD Cancer and Blood Disease Institute Sarah Richman, MD, PhD, investigates the use of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy for solid tumors. She and others in the field have recognized that the success of treating B-cell leukemias with this... Read More
Published on August 30, 2021
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Ellen Chang, MD, MS Ellen is the Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Oncology/Survivorship fellow. She is passionate about improving long-term health outcomes in childhood cancer survivors. “In medical school, I met an adult retinoblastoma survivor in the... Read More
Published on August 27, 2021
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles հիվանդանոցը գործադրում է ամեն ջանք՝ մեր պացիենտներին, ընտանիքներին և անձնակազմի անդամներին COVID-19-ից պաշտպանելու համար: Մեր փորձագետները մեր խնդրանքով փաստեր ներկայացրեցին, որոնք կօգնեն պատասխանել ծնողների ամենակարևոր հարցերին: Ստորև բերված են... Read More

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