Posted Aug. 5, 2014, 8:58 am
Your baby was born with pink skin, a loud cry, and a full set of adorable fingers and toes. But a few days after you arrive home, your phone rings: your baby has screened positive for a genetic disorder.
Posted Jun. 26, 2014, 8:07 am
With survival rates for childhood cancer at an all-time high, research into better and less-toxic treatments is more important than ever.
Posted Jun. 11, 2014, 9:25 am
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is ranked among the top five children’s hospitals in the country, a distinction that recognizes the hospital’s clinical expertise and the quality and breadth of its patient care.
Posted Jun. 9, 2014, 9:04 am
The genes children inherit determine everything from their height to their hair color. But sometimes, a child’s genetic code also contains hidden abnormalities that can cause an array of health issues, such as developmental delays or physical or mental illness.
Posted May. 28, 2014, 9:27 am
Walgreens, the country’s largest drugstore chain, has made a $1.5 million gift to support clinical care and research programs at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).
Posted May. 1, 2014, 8:16 am
Children with fevers are usually miserable. Their bodies can ache, they are listless, and they just don’t feel well. While fever is a part of our natural response to infection, the fever itself can lead to complications. One rare, but particularly frightening, complication is a febrile seizure.
Posted Apr. 3, 2014, 8:14 am
Playing sports is a great way for children to develop confidence and self-discipline, improve physical fitness and coordination, and learn teamwork and good sportsmanship. Among the many benefits of participation, however, lies an inherent risk of injury.
Posted Nov. 8, 2013, 8:49 am
As the clock struck 8 am Thursday, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) opened the doors to its new Santa Monica outpatient care center. It is located on the fourth floor at 1301 20th Street inside the St. John’s Medical Plaza.