CHLA News & Media

21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg My friend was recently concerned that her child might have pink eye and wondered if it was contagious. I informed my friend that pink eye is highly contagious and to call her child’s pediatrician. Her concern for her child is what inspired this blog topic, especially because... Read More
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg IBM and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles agree to five-year $13 Million contract to support a variety of hospital systems CONTACT: Steve Rutledge at (323) 361-4121, or Clay Helm, IBM Media Relations, 415-545-2212 LOS ANGELES— Childrens Hospital Los Angeles has... Read More
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg At the Division of Pediatric Urology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, I see a lot of diaper rash, because I am always opening up the diaper for exams. Diaper rash is an inevitable part of being a baby. Even though diaper rash is very common, it can cause a whole lot of... Read More
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg Maroon 5 Front Man Turns Golf Lessons into Good for Teens with Cancer MEDIA CONTACT: Lyndsay Hutchison at (323) 361-4121 LOS ANGELES (April 24, 2012) – Maroon 5 front man Adam Levine is well-known for his GRAMMY Award-winning music, and now his golf swing... Read More
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg As a parent, one of the most important parts of your relationship with your child is communication and maintaining an open and honest relationship. Our children look to us for guidance and protection. Information that’s good, bad or indifferent will be disseminated to our... Read More
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg A shy child is a common concern many parents have during their child’s development. Parents hope for their child to be comfortable in social situations and meet friends easily. As a nurse practitioner at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, I see many kids walk through the hospital... Read More
prevent dog bite.jpg For me, summer means more time outside exploring with my favorite furry friend – my basset hound Droopy Grouper! Droopy Grouper has been in my family for five years and was a gift after I graduated from my Nurse Practitioner Program at UCLA. He continues to be one of my best... Read More
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg Richard D. Cordova, FACHE, President and CEO of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Installed as Chair of American College of Healthcare Executives CHICAGO (March 16, 2015) — Richard D. Cordova, FACHE, president and CEO of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles,... Read More
wearing your baby.jpg If you are a new parent and breastfeeding, this is a great post for you or anyone in this life stage. I want to talk about “baby wearing.” Yes, it is exactly how it sounds. You wear your baby. In the United States this may seem like a new concept, but baby wearing goes back... Read More
21386-chla-placeholders_320x165_v2_0.jpg Media Contact: Brian Greene at 323-361-4823 Email: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is 1 of Only 10 Children’s Hospitals Nationally To Receive Prestigious Recognition for Providing Exceptional Patient Safety and Quality Services... Read More
chla-asthma-rn-remedies.jpg Would you know if your child has asthma? Asthma affects as many as 10 to 12 percent of children in the United States and is the leading cause of chronic illness in children. For unknown reasons, the incidence of asthma in children is steadily increasing. While asthma... Read More