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Kids Health | May 2015

CHOC Children’s Announces Plans to Address Pediatric Mental Health Crisis

One in five children experience a diagnosable mental health condition during childhood — about 150,000 children in Orange County alone; yet there are no psychiatric inpatient beds for patients under 12 years in Orange County . Read More.

Your Four-Inch Window of Prevention

Every year, unintentional window falls send thousands of children ages 6 and younger to emergency departments nationwide.

Matthew’s Story: Healing in the Surgical NICU

As a newborn, he was diagnosed with volvulus, a condition wherein the intestine is twisted and can ultimately cut off blood circulation. Symptoms of volvulus include a distended stomach and intolerance to feeding, which Matthew exhibited.

Food Safety Practices and Tips for Your Summer Outings

Food always tastes better outside, especially after a fun activity! With a little extra effort, you can make safe and mouth-watering meals that will add to the memories you make with your friends and families.
Knowledge is the Best Medicine
From immunizations to broken bones, we're here to provide answers to some of parenting's most common, and not-so-common, questions.
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