What is the appendix, and why does it send so many people to the emergency room with stomach pain? Dr. Peter Yu, CHOC Children’s pediatric general and thoracic surgeon, explains everything you’ve ever wondered about the appendix, appendicitis and more.
Children with life-threatening conditions are often candidates for clinical trials. If your child has a serious illness, your doctor might talk to you about enrolling your child in a clinical trial.
CHOC Children’s wants its medical staff and patients to get to know its growing team of physicians, including primary and specialty care providers. Today, meet one of our specialists, Dr. Shireen Guide, a pediatric dermatologist.
Many parents have expressed concern over the last few months that this year’s influenza vaccine may be less effective than in years past and wondering, “Should my kids get the flu shot this year?” These doubts are misguided, per a pediatric infectious disease specialist.
Emma Foss, a Miss America Organization pageant winner from Tustin, California, turned her on-stage talent into a fundraising campaign to boost donations to CHOC Children’s.