Kids Health is published monthly and contains “healthful” information from the experts at CHOC Children’s.
- July 2021
Get tips for preventing colds as COVID-19 restrictions lift | Help kids stay safe on road trips | Meet Eric, a CHOC NICU grad who is headed to medical school this fall
Plus, get advice on navigating summertime activities with children too young for the COVID-19 vaccine
- June 2021
Learn about the new Fetal Care Center of Southern California | Get tips on talking to children about death | Meet Oliver, a CHOC patient with a rare disease
Plus, CHOC has once again been ranked among nation’s best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
- May 2021
Help end the stigma around mental illness | Learn how Disney stories are enhancing CHOC magic | ADHD Q & A
Plus, learn about a tonsillectomy technique with an easier recovery.
- April 2021
Get answers to common questions about teens & the COVID-19 vaccine | Helping kids cope with mass violence | A day supporting children with autism
Plus, learn why sports physicals are so important before getting back into the game.
- March 2021
Learn 11 new things about child life | Seamless primary & specialty care | How to personalize your plate.
Plus, meet Matthew, who beat COVID-19 and MIS-C.
- February 2021
Celebrate Heart Month with these CHOC heart warriors.
Plus, get a sneak peek into a day in the life of CHOC’s safety officer, and meet a family giving back to others at CHOC.
- January 2021
Mental health tips from CHOC | How to cope with political stress | A dietitian talks fiber
Plus, meet two Small Baby Unit graduates, who were born at just 24 weeks, 3 days.
- December 2020
The latest holiday safety tips during COVID | Learn how to support kids’ disappointment with COVID cancellations. Plus, 5 ways to support CHOC this holiday season including our toy drive, virtual events, shopping for a cause and more.
- November 2020
Ways to celebrate Thanksgiving safely amid COVID-19. Plus, why your flu shot is more important than ever this year, and ways to give back this holiday season.
- October 2020
Tips on Halloween safety & talking to kids about politics. Plus, meet two amazing physicians new to the CHOC family, our Pediatrician-in-Chief and our medical director of neurosurgery.
- September 2020
Watch a hero’s send-off for a COVID-19 survivor. Plus, tips for transitioning back to school | How you can help end the stigma of mental health | CHOC Walk is going virtual
- August 2020
Learn why well-checks are more important than ever during COVID-19. Plus, say hello to the new Choco | Tips for students with autism | How cultural stigma can be a barrier to mental health treatment
- July 2020
Learn more about telehealth for mental health. Plus, A pediatrician’s summer safety tips | CHOC named a best children’s hospital | How to talk to kids about racism | How a pediatrician is coping with COVID-19
- June 2020
Support your child’s physical and mental health with these tips. Plus, CHOC named a best children’s hospital | How to talk to kids about racism | How a pediatrician is coping with COVID-19
- May 2020
Learn more about COVID-19 and your kids. Plus, why vaccines and well-checks are more important than ever, and ways you can support CHOC during this time.
- April 2020
Learn more about COVID-19 and your kids. Plus, tips on accessing care, dealing with stress, protecting your family, and ways to give back during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- March 2020
CHOC Children’s is here to answer your common COVID-19 questions. Plus, CHOC experts answer parents’ most common COVID-19 questions, including how to help kids cope with anxiety.
- February 2020
Meet 1-year-old Quinn, who’s enjoying life at home thanks to a new program. Plus, get tickets to CHOC Day at Honda Center on March 15.
- January 2020
See what’s new at CHOC Children’s including a look inside the newly opened Thompson Autism Center at CHOC Children’s and three recent gifts.
- December 2019
Meet Tavik, age 1, who is thriving after surgery at CHOC Children’s | Plus, several ways to support CHOC this holiday season.
- November 2019
One family, two NICU stays | How to support CHOC this holiday season. Plus, a doctor’s tips for proper handwashing to help your family avoid getting sick this winter.
- October 2019
A surprising heart defect found in utero | Support CHOC this season with Kids Cards. Plus, check out these trick-or-treating safety tips and a Choco Bear pumpkin carving template.
- September 2019
Brodie beat brain cancer, then he gave back | CHOC goes orange for World Patient Safety Day. Plus, check out our upcoming fundraising events to find more ways to support CHOC this season.
- August 2019
Thank you CHOC Walkers | Back-to-school tips from CHOC experts. Plus, meet Trinity — an inspiring 10-year-old CHOC patient who loves to sing and perform.
- July 2019
Meet Mackenzie, a brave 6-year-old living with arthritis. Plus, behind-the-scenes footage of our recent 18th annual CHOC Children’s Oncology Patient Ball.
- June 2019
CHOC named among nation’s best children’s hospitals | A doctor’s advice on sleep
- May 2019
A day in the life of a mental health nurse | How to cope with depression | Register for CHOC Walk in the Park
- April 2019
A day in the life of a child life specialist | HPV vaccine myth busters | Why one uncle supports CHOC
- March 2019
Get screen time tips from a CHOC Doc | Meet Olivia and her music therapist | Get career advice from CHOC leaders
- February 2019
Celebrate Heart Month | Get a doctor’s pre-playdate questions | Buy tickets for CHOC Night this Sunday
- January 2019
Get healthy recipe ideas | 5 tips to treat eczema | CHOC needs blood donors
- December 2018
Home for the Holidays | Spread Joy to CHOC Patients | Latest on Cough and Cold Meds
- November 2018
6 Ways to Avoid the Flu | 7 Tips for Better Sleep | Credit Union for Kids’ Partners Pledge $5M to CHOC
- October 2018
14 Flu Myths | 6 Ways to Skip Trans Fats | Vote Yes on Prop 4
- September 2018
Vote for a CHOC nurse on tonight’s America’s Got Talent finale
- August 2018
Meet the CHOC Walk Team Honoring Their Son | Cheer on a CHOC Nurse on America’s Got Talent
- July 2018
U.S. News Ranks CHOC Among the Best | CHOC Doc Becomes CHOC Mom | Why a Disneyland Resort Cast Member Joined the CHOC Walk
- June 2018
Meet Miracle Maddy | Hospital Visit Rates Rise for Suicide Thoughts | Tips for Finding the Right Psychologist | Snakebites First Aid
- May 2018
What I Learned Becoming a Nurse | Breast Milk Safety | Asthma Tips
- April 2018
Mental Health Inpatient Center | Remembering Dr. Anas | What to Know About a Gluten-Free Diet
- March 2018
Footloose Follies | Manage Asthma Year-Round | Meet Dr. Nita Doshi | CHOC Doctors Become Family
- February 2018
Catching Marco’s heart defect in utero | Ask a CHOC Doc | Save the date for CHOC Walk 2018
- January 2018
Should My Kids Get the Flu Shot? | Signs of Pneumonia | Fever Tips | Second Hand Smoke Dangers
- December 2017
Michelle’s journey from devastating diagnosis to thriving 1-year-old | Easy ways to support CHOC Children’s this holiday season
- November 2017
Healthy Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas | What CHOC Children’s is Thankful for This Year
- October 2017
Halloween Safety Tips | Layla Thrives in CHOC’s Feeding Program | Kids Cards on Sale
- September 2017
Sydney’s Cancer Journey | Getting Beyond the One Word Answer | Thank you CHOC Walkers
- August 2017
CHOC Walk is August 27 | Katie Reunites Her Heroes | Jordan’s Unexpected Case of Appendicitis
- July 2017
CHOC Ranked Among Best Children’s Hospitals | All-Private-Room NICU Opens
- June 2017
Eating Disorders & Children | Mindfulness Tips | Healthy Summer
- May 2017
Cancer Patient Turned Caregiver | Vaccine FAQ | Surgery at CHOC | Nurse Follows in Mom’s Footsteps
- April 2017
A Day in the Life of a Pediatric Surgeon | Hospital Exec Becomes CHOC Volunteer | Cold, Sinus Infection or Allergies | Medicine Cabinet Essentials
- March 2017
CHOC Celebrates Child Life Week | Patients Say the Darndest Things | Meet the CHOC Follies Cast | RSV Changed the Way this Mom Parents
- February 2017
Electrophysiology Advances | Heart Facts | Ear Tubes | Pediatric Mental Health
- January 2017
Child life receives $5 million gift | Become a blood donor | New car seat laws | 2016 in review
- December 2016
CHOC Named One of the Safest Hospitals in the Nation
- November 2016
CHOC Children’s Gives Thanks
- October 2016
CHOC Walk in the Park: Meet Team Timmaree
- September 2016
Oncology Patient Returns to CHOC as Oncology Nurse
- August 2016
Healthy Eating Tips for School
- July 2016
New Vaccination Law: What it Means for Your Family
- June 2016
U.S. News Names CHOC One of the Nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals
- May 2016
CHOC’s Mental Health Initiative Making Tremendous Progress
- April 2016
Music to a Little Girl’s Ears
- March 2016
CHOC Expands Pediatric Surgery Team, Expertise
- February 2016
Choosing Your Child’s Heart Programs
- January 2016
CHOC Children’s Expands Orthopaedic Services
- December 2015
New Laser Treats Children with Vascular Anomalies
- November 2015
CHOC’s Small Baby Unit Improves Quality and Outcomes in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants
- October 2015
Will Your Newborn Need Surgery? Plan Now
- September 2015
Time to Re-Think the “All-Nighter”
- August 2015
Marijuana Edible Use Increasing Among Youth
- July 2015
iRounding For Real-Time Results
- June 2015
Heads-Up on Teens and Pedestrian Safety
- May 2015
CHOC Children’s Announces Plans to Address Pediatric Mental Health Crisis
- April 2015
Innovative Care for Newborn Jaw Deformities
- March 2015
A Palatable Solution For Feeding Disorders
- February 2015
CHOC Pharmacy’s Med-to-Bed – One Less Thing Before You Go
- January 2015
Measles Outbreak – What You Need to Know
- December 2014
World’s First “Infusionarium” Comes to CHOC Children’s
- November 2014
CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital Opens State-of-the-Art Sleep Center
- October 2014
Bringing Together the Best Minds in Pediatric Cancer Care
- September 2014
It’s All About Comfort in CHOC’s Fully Integrated Operating Rooms
- August 2014
Heat Stroke in the Car is Preventable
- July 2014
Urinary Tract Infections: Fact or Fiction?
- June 2014
Hernias in Children: What Parents Should Know
- May 2014
Five Arthritis Myths Busted
- April 2014
Teens and Social Media Safety: Tips for Parents
- March 2014
Health Workers on Alert for Measles
- February 2014
New Process Leads to Safer Breast Milk Handling
- January 2014
5 Dangers of Supplements for Children
- December 2013
Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season
- November 2013
Autism Resources Grow to Meet the Needs of OC Children
- October 2013
Small Baby Unit Outcomes: Big Improvements for the Littlest Patients
- September 2013
New Webcam System Connects Parents with Babies in the NICU
- August 2013
Use of Cigarette-Like Devices Growing Among Teens
- July 2013
Have a Safe Summer!
- June 2013
Synthetic Drug Popular Among Teens – What Parents Should Know
- May 2013
Protect Your Kids’ Kidneys and Bladder This Summer With Lots of H20