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Kids Health | August 2015

Marijuana Edible Use Increasing Among Youth

A recent survey by the National Institute on Drug Abuse showed teens now see fewer risks in smoking marijuana. Marijuana use continues to exceed the use of cigarettes. Further, marijuana edibles are on the rise. These popular edibles are sold in fun, colorful packages and flavors that are appealing to kids. Read More.

August is Heatstroke Awareness Month – 5 Tips You Must Know

It’s Heatstroke Awareness Month and CHOC Children’s would like to remind everyone never to leave a child alone in a car. Sadly, there have been 11 vehicular heatstroke deaths in the United States, this year alone.

Helping Kids Learn to Share

Sharing can be hard for little ones who don’t yet understand empathy. However, teaching your kids how to share is an important life skill. This article provides a few tips that can help the process.

Join us at Festival of Children at South Coast Plaza

Join us at Festival of Children in September, at South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa. CHOC Children’s will host a booth with health tips for families and an opportunity to meet CHOC’s beloved pet therapy dogs.
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