Healthful tips from the experts at CHOC Children's
July 2016
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New Vaccination Law: What it Means for Your Family

Echoing longstanding recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics supporting childhood immunizations, a new vaccination law in California eliminates the ability to cite a ‘personal belief exemption’ from mandatory childhood vaccinations. Read More.

CHOC Nurse Serenades Patient

A ukulele’s sunny, mellow sounds waft through the hall of the hematology/oncology unit. The soft music leads to a patient’s room, where nurse Julia Junn sits, plucking strings and singing, as patient Ruben watches on with a smile.

Avoid Heatstroke with These Sun Safety Tips

Heatstroke can happen when body temperature rises to dangerous levels and it isn’t able to cool itself quickly enough. Follow these tips to avoid heatstroke.

Living with Scoliosis: Jessica’s Story

Dr. Afshin Aminian and the CHOC Children’s Orthopaedic Institute helped correct a nearly 70 degree curve in Jessica's spine. Read her story.
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