Dr. Sharief Taraman speaks on the topic of concussions in sports, their long term effects, and how children are particularly vulnerable.
Kids and Headaches
Headaches in children are not uncommon. Learn what to do if your child has a headache and how to establish habits to keep them headache free.
Kids and Dehydration
If your child plays sports, there are rules coaches and caregivers can enforce to keep them hydrated and in tiptop performance shape.
Protect Your Kids’ Kidneys and Bladder This Summer With Lots of H20
The CHOC Urology Center treats many kids during summertime who suffer from urologic conditions related to poor water drinking.
Surfing – Good for the Heart, Good for the Soul
Whether you’re a beginner or pro, the benefits of surfing seem to surpass a relaxing day at the beach. It’s also good for the heart and soul.
How Can I Get My Son to Take More of an Interest in his Personal Hygiene?
A CHOC pediatrician answers some of parents’ most frequently asked questions on getting teens to take interest in personal hygiene.
Help Your Teen Practice Good Hygiene Habits
Check out these easy reminders to help keep your teen happy and healthy, and continue these habits into adulthood.
Sports supplements in youth athletes
Due to the potential health risks involved in consuming sports supplements, the American Academy of Pediatrics strongly condemns their use.
How to decrease performance anxiety in young athletes
Q & A with Dr. Nadia Torres-Eaton, Pediatric Psychologist at CHOC on how to manage anxiety related to what we know as “stage fright.”