The following printable articles cover a range of health topics, with tips for parents, tips for kids and teens and recommended reading/viewing put together by the pediatric experts at CHOC. These articles are not meant to replace your child’s professional healthcare team, but rather, to supplement it by giving you helpful tips and tools all in one place.
Coping with grief during the holidays
Grieving the loss of a loved one may feel amplified during the holiday season. A CHOC expert offers coping tips for grief at the holidays.
Mental health support leads to supporting others: Sophie’s story
After Sophie received support for anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts and disordered eating at CHOC, she strived to help others.
‘Type 1 diabetes is a part of who I am’: Hamza’s Story
With help from CHOC, Hamza’s learned how to manage his Type 1 diabetes and still enjoys his favorite foods and activities.
Mechanical bull riding may cause severe injuries in kids
A CHOC research study discovers the injury risks and safety of mechanical bull riding for kids and encourages more safety precautions.
Button battery ingestion and kids: What parents should know
If kids ingest a button battery, they may require surgery. CHOC experts offer preventative measures and how parents should respond.
Best practices for preventing respiratory illnesses in children
CHOC experts offer tips and preventative measures to help reduce the risk of RSV, rhinoviruses, enteroviruses, flu and COVID-19 in kids.
Nourishing the family in times of uncertainty
Times of uncertainty may cause families to experience food insecurity and hunger. CHOC experts offer tips for stretching your food budget.
Backpack safety tips for kids and teens
A CHOC physical therapist offers backpack safety tips like proper wearing techniques, how to lighten the load for kids.
How to add art therapy practices to your child’s routine
CHOC’s art therapist explains the benefits of art for mental health and how parents can practice it for mental wellness at home.
Helping a child grieve the death of their sibling
A CHOC expert guides parents in helping their child grieve the loss of a sibling and answers questions about supporting bereaved children.
6 ways to calm kids’ nerves about Halloween
For some kids, Halloween can be riddled with fear, anxiety and social anxiety. A CHOC expert offers tips to help kids enjoy the holiday.
Treatments and tips to help kids with the flu feel better
A CHOC pediatrician offers advice to parents about flu treatments, flu shots, over-the-counter medicines for the flu and flu prevention.
How to cope with the death of a child
Processing and coping with the death of a child can be extremely difficult. A CHOC expert offers short-term and long-term coping techniques.
Thanks to cochlear implants, 5-year-old Camila speaks three languages
After being born with bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, Camila’s parents opted for her to receive cochlear implant surgery at CHOC.
THC gummies and other cannabis edibles: What parents should know
Experts from CHOC at Mission Hospital help parents keep their children safe from eating THC gummies that can make them sick.
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Birth Defects
- Cancer / Oncology
- Car and Travel Safety
- Cleft Lip
- Cochlear implants
- Cold and Flu
- Controlled Substances
- Critical Care
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Down Syndrome
- Ear Infections
- Ears, Nose, Throat / Otolaryngology
- Earthquake Safety
- Eating Disorders
- Epilepsy / Seizures
- First Aid
- Food Allergies
- Fun Activities
- Heart / Cardiology
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- Home and Window Safety
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- Infectious Disease
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- Mental Health
- Neonatology / NICU
- New Year
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- Pediatric Surgery
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- Plastic Surgery
- Primary Care / Family Medicine
- Rare Disease
- Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy
- Screen Time and Social Media
- Sexual Health
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- Sports and Fitness
- Sports Medicine
- Suicide Prevention
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- Teens – Adolescent Health
- Traumatic Events
- Urinary Tract Infections
- Vision / Ophthalmology
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