In order to prepare our bodies for physical activity, such as the virtual CHOC Walk, it’s essential we have adequate nutrition and hydration.
After a normal pregnancy and healthy delivery, Trinity was diagnosed at birth with cleft lip and palate, birth defects that occur when a baby’s lip or mouth do not form properly during pregnancy. Her parents, Krisha and Jason, didn’t know much about these conditions at the time. They were quickly referred to the CHOC Cleft […]
Alyssa and her family hope to raise awareness of her rare kidney disorder. She is living with nephrotic syndrome caused by focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, also known as FSGS.
One proud uncle shares why he’s choosing to support CHOC to honor his niece, a cancer survivor.
Human papilloma virus, or HPV, affects nearly all sexually active men and women at some point in their lives. Many people “clear” or fight off their infections without ever knowing that they had an infection at all. However, a percentage of people with the virus do not clear their infections and may develop genital warts, […]
Being a teenager isn’t easy. There’s academic pressure, hormones, and college applications to juggle. While it’s important to seek advice from trusted adults, sometimes as a teenager you just want to hear straight from other teens. Here, CHOC’s teen advisers share their best tips for building and maintaining habits that help them lead their healthiest […]
Olivia spent her first 7 months in the CHOC NICU. The more music therapy sessions she had, the more relaxed she became.