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In this CHOC Radio segment, Dr. Jason Toranto, pediatric plastic and craniofacial surgeon, and Dr. Nguyen Pham, pediatric otolaryngologist, discuss some of the ear troubles experienced by children who have cleft palates.
Children under the age of 5 are at the greatest risk for getting injured at home. Of course, the biggest reason is that’s where they spend the majority of their time. Their curiosity and inability to comprehend danger are additional challenges parents need to consider.
Due to advances in ultrasound technology, fetuses can sometimes be diagnosed, at around 18-20 weeks gestation, with cleft lips and/or palates, prompting questions and concerns from expectant parents. It’s natural to inquire about the cause.
Every 10 minutes in the United States, there’s a child under the age of 6 taken to an emergency department for medication poisoning. Most of the incidents occur in the home, a CHOC pharmacist tells CHOC Radio.
It’s perfectly normal for parents to get mad at their children sometimes, but anger can have a negative effect on a child’s development. Dr. Nadia Torres-Eaton offers practical advice for parents to manage their anger.
Charlie Kimball is a winning racecar driver who isn’t letting type I diabetes put the brakes on his success. He recently stopped by CHOC Radio to talk about his career and diagnosis, and how he balances the two.
In this CHOC Radio segment, Dr. Antonio Arrieta discusses proper timing of vaccinations, dispels myths surrounding vaccinations, and details his current research at CHOC. Listen in to hear more about childhood vaccinations.
In this CHOC Radio episode, clinical dieticians Sue Freck and Gina O'Toole address many questions that breastfeeding moms may have about their own nutrition.
In this CHOC Radio segment, Dr. Jason Toranto provides helpful tips, from massaging scars to applying ointments, for reducing the “footprint” of a child’s surgery.
In this CHOC Radio segment, Dr. Tony Soliman addresses this serious health concern and offers tips for mitigating the risk of preterm labor.
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.
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 infants with cleft palates.
CHOC Children’s Clinical Dietitian Joanne DeMarchi offers helpful tips 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.
Post-doctoral fellow in CHOC Children’s Pediatric Psychology Department, Dr. Chris Link recently sat down with CHOC Radio host Bryan Mundia to talk about what parents can do to help their children cope with bedwetting.
Dr. Zupanc and Dr. Taraman share a recent case study involving infantile spasms. These can present in a subtle way and yet are very serious. Knowing what to ask parents and what to look for during an examination are key factors that can lead to the right diagnosis.
In this CHOC Radio interview, Marta Gebo, patient and family-centered care coordinator, talks about the many ways CHOC physicians, nurses and staff partner with patients and families.
In this CHOC Radio expert interview, Dr. Mery Taylor talks about why teens often have bad attitudes, and what parents can do to mitigate the effects of a dour disposition.
CHOC Pediatric Gastroenterologist Dr. Mitchell Katz talks with CHOC Radio host Bryan Mundia about the symptoms of stomach aches and pains in children.
Travis Rodgers, host of the Angels AM830 morning radio show "The Travis Rodgers Show" speaks with Pediatric Neurologist Dr. Sharief Taraman about concussions in sports.
Pro surfer Lakey Peterson came by Seacrest Studios at CHOC Children's to meet the kids, talk about her new DVD and generously donate $1,100 to the Hyundai Cancer Institute.