Known as one of Orange County’s most beloved events, the CHOC Follies is coming soon with their newest musical production, “CHOCAGO: An Orange County Vaudeville of Dudes, Dames and Debutantes!” benefiting CHOC Children’s. The show will be held April 2-4, at the Robert B. Moore Theater at Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Rd., in Costa
It is a known fact that listening to music can soothe one’s soul, but studies have shown that music can also promote the physical healing process. Some of the benefits that aid healing include pain management, relaxation, motor movement, enhancement of self-esteem and other social skills, and providing a positive diversion. And, with the recent opening
For nearly 50 years, CHOC Children’s and St. Joseph Hospital have partnered to serve the healthcare needs of families in Orange County. Now, an exciting collaboration is underway to deliver the highest quality neonatal and mother-baby services in the region. Located adjacent to the recently unveiled St. Joseph Hospital Postpartum unit, the new CHOC Children’s
In honor of National Nurses Week, and the remarkable dedication and care that CHOC nurses provide to our patients and families every day, we’d like to share this narrative by one of our nurses, Kerry Jauregui, from the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children’s. Walking onto this unit, is like walking into another world. If
Newborn babies who need intensive medical attention are often admitted into a special area of the hospital called the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Most babies admitted into the NICU are premature (born before 37 weeks of pregnancy), have low birthweight (less than 5.5 pounds), or have a medical condition that requires special care. Dr.
Do you have a young female athlete at home? Check out this segment from American Health Journal, where Dr. John Schlecter, orthopaedic surgeon at CHOC Children’s, discusses how to prevent sports injuries for female athletes. Learn more about the CHOC Children’s Orthopaedic Institute, ranked among the best in the nation. Related articles:
In honor of National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week (April 2-8), CHOC Children’s patient, Kenia Gonzalez, shares her story of how she coped with her diagnosis and went on to beat cancer. She wants young cancer patients to know “you are never alone!” My name is Kenia Gonzalez and I am nineteen years old. I
In recognition of Doctor’s Day – March 30, we’d like to take this opportunity to honor our CHOC Children’s physicians for their commitment and dedication to the children and families we are privileged to serve. Each day, they offer hope and healing through their world-class care. They make sure even the smallest of patients have