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Best in the West: Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Named No. 1 Children’s Hospital in California and No. 6 in the U.S.

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is the top-ranked pediatric hospital in California again, based on the latest rankings announced by U.S. News & World Report. CHLA was also named to the publication’s Honor Roll of Best Children’s...
27-Jun-2017 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Paul S. Viviano, President and CEO, Urges Americans to Reject the Proposed Senate Health Care Bill and Support Medicaid for Children and Families

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) opposes any changes to Medicaid funding that harm children and their families. The Senate's version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), called the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), risks the health...
23-Jun-2017 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Biomarker Assay Detects Neuroblastoma with Greater Sensitivity

Investigators at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have developed and tested a new biomarker assay for quantifying disease and detecting the presence of neuroblastoma even when standard evaluations yield negative...
22-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Is There an Alternative to Disposable Diapers?

A pediatric infectious disease specialist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and a pathologist and medical microbiologist at the Keck School of Medicine of USC published a perspective paper in Pediatrics, about an age-old practice now known as...
21-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Launches OncoKidsSM – a Comprehensive DNA and RNA Pediatric Cancer Panel

Today, a team of investigators at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles launched OncoKidsSM, a next-generation sequencing-based panel specifically designed for pediatric cancers.
20-Jun-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Congressman Tony Cárdenas Advocate for Protecting Children's Health Care Services

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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Congressman Tony Cárdenas advocate for protecting children's health care services; CHLA mission and patients especially impacted by proposed Medicaid cuts.
1-Jun-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

James Stein, MD, MSc, FACS, FAAP, Named Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ Inaugural Chief Medical Officer

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Following a nationwide search, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) has named James Stein, MD, MSc, FACS, FAAP as the hospital’s inaugural senior vice president and chief medical officer, beginning July 1, 2017.
30-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Robert Shaddy, M.D., Named to Top Pediatrician Post at Children's Hospital Los Angeles

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Robert E. Shaddy, M.D., to join CHLA as chair of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and Pediatrician-in-Chief and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs at CHLA.
23-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Five Ways to Protect Your Child From Household Poisons

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...
23-Mar-2017 9:05 PM EDT

Winter Injury Safety: It's Not Just About Skiing and Snowboarding

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.
24-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST

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

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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.
29-Dec-2016 7:05 PM EST

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Experts at ASH 2016

1-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Expert Available to Speak on Sudden Acute Flaccid Myelitis Spike

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A rare neurological disease has recently taken center stage in the United States. Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) has been identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as the cause of eight hospitalizations in the Seattle-area...
10-Nov-2016 2:05 PM EST

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Specialists Offer Top Five Back to School Tips for Parents and Kids

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With a little advance planning, going back to school can be a fun and exciting adventure for kids and parents. The specialists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) have put together their top five tips to ensure parents and kids transition...
9-Aug-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Children's Hospital Los Angeles Concussion Expert Available to Speak on Kids and Concussions Study

22-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Expert to Discuss Novel 3-D Motion Analysis as a Tool to Predict Risk for Knee Injuries

26-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST

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