A scar evolves over the course of a year, providing a window of time in which to minimize its appearance, says Dr. Jason Toranto, a CHOC Children’s plastic surgeon and craniofacial specialist.
Prematurity is the number one killer of babies worldwide, says Dr. Tony Soliman, a CHOC Children’s neonatologist and director of CHOC’s extremely low birth weight program. Even if a woman does everything right, her baby can still be born prematurely. In this CHOC Radio segment, Dr. Soliman addresses this serious health concern and offers tips for mitigating the risk of preterm labor.
Raising a child with a food allergy can be challenging enough, but what should families do when they have children with and without food issues? That’s a question CHOC Radio host Bryan Mundia recently asked Shonda Brown, a CHOC Children’s clinical dietitian who works in the hospital’s Eosinophilic Esophagitis Clinic.
Medical advances are improving the survival of babies born at lower gestational ages, but survival – alone – isn’t the best measure of success, says Dr. Tony Soliman, a CHOC Children’s neonatologist and director of CHOC’s extremely low birth weight program. In this CHOC Radio segment, Dr. Soliman shares his and his team’s commitment to ensuring not only the survival of this very fragile patient population but to ensuring bright, healthy futures for these babies.
A specially designed bottle nipple can help a baby with a cleft palate feed more easily, a CHOC Children’s craniofacial program nurse tells CHOC Radio. Sharon Vargas, a case manager and nurse specialist, and Dr. Jason Toranto, a CHOC plastic surgeon and craniofacial specialist, recently stopped by Seacrest Studios to discuss the challenges of feeding
Three kids with autism share what life is like for them at home and at school, and offer tips that can help teachers, parents and other kids with autism.
Just in time for American Heart Month (February), CHOC Children’s Clinical Dietitian Joanne DeMarchi offers helpful tips to CHOC Radio listeners for promoting cardiovascular health. She stresses the importance of evaluating the family’s entire diet to ensure a wide variety of foods, especially fruits, vegetables and whole grains. While consumers should avoid or limit saturated
Bedwetting that continues beyond the age of 5 can impact a child’s self esteem and create a sense of isolation, according to Dr. Christopher Link, post-doctoral fellow in CHOC Children’s Pediatric Psychology Department. Dr. Link recently sat down with CHOC Radio host Bryan Mundia to talk about what parents can do to help their children cope with bedwetting.