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Do You Know How Heavy Your Child's Backpack Is?

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Backpacks that are too heavy can cause pain, lead to serious injury and affect posture. Children can end up with injuries in their joints, back/spine, muscles, neck and shoulders from backpacks that are too heavy.

Channels: Back to School, Children's Health,

Released:
19-Aug-2019 1:35 PM EDT
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12-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Back to School Tips for Parents

Back to School Tips for Parents

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Back to school tips for parents include meeting with teachers early and kids making friends sooner rather than later when they start a new school.

Channels: Back to School, Behavioral Science, Children's Health, Mental Health,

Released:
1-Aug-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: “Keyhole” Surgery Repairs Spina Bifida In Utero

“Keyhole” Surgery Repairs Spina Bifida In Utero

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Multi-institution collaboration is the first in the western U.S. to perform completely laparoscopic repair of open spina bifida

Channels: Children's Health, Clinical Trials, Genetics, Neuro, OBGYN,

Released:
17-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Growing Pains

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Children's Hospital Los Angeles occupational therapist Jamie Sakamoto breaks down growing pains, the most common cause of musculoskeletal pain in children

Channels: Bone Health, Children's Health, Pain, Local - California, Local - LA Metro,

Released:
13-Jun-2018 4:45 PM EDT
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Newswise: Expert from the Largest Pediatric Craniofacial Program in the U.S.  Raises Awareness of Young Patients with Facial Differences and Syndromes Like Treacher Collins

Expert from the Largest Pediatric Craniofacial Program in the U.S. Raises Awareness of Young Patients with Facial Differences and Syndromes Like Treacher Collins

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Children's Hospital Los Angeles is the largest craniofacial program for children in the country and is directed by Mark Urata, MD, DDS, chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at CHLA. He comments on Treacher Collins Syndrome and other facial differences brought to light in the new movie, "Wonder."

Channels: Children's Health, Neuro, Local - California, Local - LA Metro,

Released:
20-Nov-2017 8:05 AM EST
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Newswise: The Link Between Unhappiness and Smartphone Usage with Kids

The Link Between Unhappiness and Smartphone Usage with Kids

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Recent research has shown a direct correlation between excessive smartphone usage and unhappiness with kids and teens. Children's Hospital Los Angeles psychologist Stephanie Marcy discusses the issue and provides tips for parents on how to manage their kids' device activity.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Family and Parenting, Technology, Local - California, Local - LA Metro,

Released:
16-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT
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Five Ways to Protect Your Child From Household Poisons

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year to poison centers across the United States, and half those calls involve children under 6. As part of National Poison Prevention Week CHLA pediatric medical toxicologist Cyrus Rangan, M.D. shares tips for preventing poisoning in the home.

Channels: Children's Health, Family and Parenting, Food and Water Safety, Food Science, Health Food, Nutrition, Local - California, Local - LA Metro, In the Home, Public Health,

Released:
23-Mar-2017 9:05 PM EDT
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Winter Injury Safety: It's Not Just About Skiing and Snowboarding

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Every year, thousands of children in the U.S. are injured in winter-related activities, regardless of whether they live in warm or cold climates.

Channels: Dermatology, Sports, Winter Holidays, Children's Health, Local - California, Local - LA Metro,

Released:
24-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST
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Newswise: 300… and Counting!  Children's Hospital Los Angeles Performs Milestone Liver Transplant

300… and Counting! Children's Hospital Los Angeles Performs Milestone Liver Transplant

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Children's Hospital Los Angeles performs milestone 300th pediatric liver transplant when father donates tissue to son; family also gets a visit from CHLA's first-ever living donor liver patient.

Channels: Children's Health, Surgery, Transplantation, Local - California, Local - LA Metro,

Released:
29-Dec-2016 7:05 PM EST
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