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Kids Health | October 2013

Small Baby Unit Outcomes: Big Improvements for the Littlest Patients 

Antoine Soliman, M.D. (pictured above) directs the CHOC Children’s Small Baby Unit, the first program of its kind in the region for neonates born at less than 28 weeks gestation or who weigh less than 1,000 grams.   Learn more.
The Role and Benefits of Pediatric Physical Therapy
In recognition of National Physical Therapy Month, we talked to physical therapists at CHOC Children’s, who shared their expertise on the role of physical therapy and how it can benefit your child.
Kids and Concussions: Learn How to Play it Safe
“The word concussion comes from the Latin word to shake violently. It’s a force that causes a temporary injury to the brain or spinal cord,” says Dr. Taraman. “A lot of times, people may hit their head and don’t realize it was
a concussion.”
Teach Your Child to be More Than a Bystander
October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. While much has been shared about what to do if your child is being bullied, or what to do if your child is the bully, there is also a lot to be said on how not to become a bystander of this harmful behavior.
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