For parents of children who need specialty care, CHOC’s growing Primary Care Network offers seamless integration with more than 30 specialty areas.
Dr. Eric Ball
An upcoming well-check appointment for her teenage son had slipped Courtney Berney’s mind until her CHOC pediatrician called her one day with a reminder. “I didn’t even remember that we had a well-check,” she says. “I did ask if we should still go, even with COVID-19 happening.” Dr. Eric Ball gave Courtney an overview of […]
We know that all parents want to keep their children healthy and safe. Although COVID-19 affects different people in different ways, research has shown that obesity puts children – and adults – at increased risk of severe illness. According to 2016 data from the Let’s Get Healthy California task force, 20.2% of children age 0-5 […]
What is eczema? Atopic dermatitis, more commonly known as eczema, is a common skin condition that can plague everyone from babies to grown-ups.
Most babies are great eaters, but toddlers can be notoriously picky eaters. A CHOC pediatrician offers tips for parents of picky eaters.
When your child is sick, all you want to do as a parent is make them feel better. Unfortunately, we now know that pediatric versions of adult medication may do more harm than good.