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Released: 20-May-2020 2:10 PM EDT
How to Help Your Teen During COVID-19
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Teens are missing out on once-in-a-lifetime milestones like prom and graduation. Our expert offers advice on how to help teens cope with their sadness and grief.

Newswise: How Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Is Keeping Families Safe During COVID-19

How Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Is Keeping Families Safe During COVID-19
Released: 19-May-2020 9:00 AM EDT
How Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Is Keeping Families Safe During COVID-19 How Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Is Keeping Families Safe During COVID-19
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has launched extensive protective measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus and keep patients, families and team members safe. With these measures firmly in place, the hospital is encouraging families not to delay needed care for their children.

Released: 14-May-2020 7:35 AM EDT
Experts Discuss Pediatric Inflammatory Multi-System Syndrome and its Potential Connection to COVID-19 in Pediatric Patients with Kawasaki Disease
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Experts Discuss Pediatric Inflammatory Multi-System Syndrome and its Potential Connection to COVID-19 in Pediatric Patients with Kawasaki Disease. Physicians urge community pediatricians and emergency room physicians to be on the lookout for children with prolonged fevers displaying several other symptoms - including rash, red cracked lips, or red tongue and red eyes, among others.

Newswise: How to Talk to Children about Death During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Released: 28-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT
How to Talk to Children about Death During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

As the COVID-19 death toll in the United States climbs, parents and caregivers need to shy away from their protective instincts and prepare themselves for some open and candid conversations with grieving children about death. “For children to cope, adults need to help them understand that death is permanent and irreversible,” says David Schonfeld, MD, Director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “They need simple and straightforward answers, and an opportunity to share their feelings.”

Newswise: Dr. Maurice O’Gorman to Speak on AAAS Webinar about Immune System Monitoring to Combat COVID-19
Released: 28-Apr-2020 8:45 AM EDT
Dr. Maurice O’Gorman to Speak on AAAS Webinar about Immune System Monitoring to Combat COVID-19
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Dr. O’Gorman, Chief of Laboratory Medicine at CHLA and Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, is an expert in immune monitoring and flow cytometry assays for the assessment of immune dysfunction. During this webinar, Dr. O’Gorman will discuss early results from labs around the world that have begun measuring CD4 and CD8 T-cell levels in peripheral blood as potential biomarkers for the prognosis of patients with COVID-19.

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Released: 27-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT
How Parents Can Tend to Kids’ Emotional Health in the Age of Coronavirus
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

The coronavirus pandemic has upended daily life. With schools closed, parents working at home, or suddenly unemployed, and many people under “stay at home” directives, the cadence of people’s routines have been disrupted. As the coronavirus spreads, people are understandably anxious; so how should adults caring for children tend to kids’ emotional health during such unprecedented times?

Released: 8-Apr-2020 1:15 PM EDT
COVID-19 Testing: What Parents Need to Know
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Who should be tested for the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19? And what do the different types of tests actually measure? Jeffrey Bender, MD, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, gives the latest update and explains what parents need to know.

Newswise: Component of Human Breast Milk Enhances Cognitive Development in Babies
Released: 18-Feb-2020 10:45 AM EST
Component of Human Breast Milk Enhances Cognitive Development in Babies
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Maternal factors, such as breast milk, have been shown to affect a baby’s development, and previous animal studies have determined that a carbohydrate, the oligosaccharide 2’FL found in maternal milk, positively influences neurodevelopment.

Newswise: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles President Paul S. Viviano Chosen for a 2020 Cardinal’s Award by Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Released: 21-Jan-2020 1:50 PM EST
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles President Paul S. Viviano Chosen for a 2020 Cardinal’s Award by Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles President and Chief Executive Officer Paul S. Viviano is being honored with the 2020 Cardinal’s Award by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Recognized for his distinguished leadership in the healthcare industry, for his advocacy on behalf of children’s healthcare issues and for embodying Catholic values in his outstanding contributions to the community, Viviano is one of six lay leaders who will be celebrated by the Archdiocese at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 29, 2020.

Newswise: Risk of Lead Exposure Linked to Decreased Brain Volume in Adolescents
Released: 13-Jan-2020 12:20 PM EST
Risk of Lead Exposure Linked to Decreased Brain Volume in Adolescents
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

In a study using brain scans from nearly 10 thousand adolescents across the country, investigators at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles show that risk of lead exposure is associated with altered brain anatomy and cognitive deficits in children from low income families.


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