CHOC | Kids Health April 2022

When your child is hurt or sick, it may be hard to know the best place to take them for care.

Use CHOC's guide to determine where to go for care based on your child's symptoms. 


Keeping kids safe in bounce houses

A study led by the CHOC Research Institute shows an increase in bounce house-related injuries every year. Learn how you can protect your kids.

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Why substance use is on the rise among youths

Hear from a CHOC expert about why teens may be resorting to substance use, and what you can do to help.

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CHOC anesthesiologist brightens patients' surgeries through cast art

Learn how one CHOC provider is preserving the magic of childhood during surgeries with personalized designs for patients' casts.

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Autism Awareness Month: Lucas' story

When Lucas, who has autism, began having disruptive behaviors caused by anxiety, his parents sought out support from the Thompson Autism Center at CHOC. Now, they are equipped with the tools to support Lucas and many of his disruptive behaviors have subsided.

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US News 2021-22 for KH enews
U.S. News & World Report has ranked CHOC as one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals in the 2021-22 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.

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