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Kids Health | February 2015

CHOC Pharmacy’s Med-to-Bed – One Less Thing Before You Go

Bringing a child home from CHOC Children’s just became easier. Beginning this month, our patients, and their parents, will be discharged with home medications already in hand. Read More.

February is American Heart Month — Cyrus’ story

Just in time for American Heart Month, learn about our courageous patient, Cyrus, who underwent complex open heart surgery.

Preventing High Blood Pressure in Kids

While most children with hypertension don’t face the same immediate risks that adults do, high blood pressure can still put children at risk for serious health complications later in life.

Chemical Poisoning in the Home

Many ordinary household items can be poisonous, from medicines and makeup to bug spray and cleaning products. They can tempt curious toddlers and young children who like to investigate things.
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