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Childhood asthma is a relatively easy disease to control with the right teamwork between a child and his or her family, pediatrician and school. If not managed properly, asthma can negatively affect a child’s quality of life.
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.
Growing up is tough enough for teens and young adults, but living with a chronic disease adds even more complications, a panel of CHOC Children’s patients tell 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.
Dr. Jason Toranto, a pediatric plastic and craniofacial surgeon at CHOC Children’s and speech pathologist Mary Warden discuss how speech can be particularly challenging for children born with cleft lips and/or palates.
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, Michelle Fortier, Ph.D. discusses pain in children, including how parents respond to pain, how different cultures view pain, and how to manage pain in children.
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 podcast, clinical dietitian Shonda Brown offers tips for keeping the home safe for kids with allergies, without preventing other members of the family from enjoying foods they enjoy.
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.
In this podcast, three local children with autism share what life is like for them at home and at school, and offer tips that can help teachers, parents and other children with autism.
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.
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, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. John Schlechter dropped by Seacrest Studios to talk about overuse injuries in children.
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.