CHOC Children's Kids Health | February 2019

Thriving after heart surgery: Veer's story

Veer was born with a hole in his heart, a condition called ventricular septal defect, and needed surgery to repair it when he was 4 years old. Today, he's thriving.

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7 questions pediatricians always ask before their kids' playdates

Dr. Reshmi Basu, a CHOC Children’s pediatrician, spoke to HuffPost about helpful questions families can ask to make sure everyone understands what’s expected.

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Heavy Periods

Heavy periods: Should you be worried?

Heavy periods, also known as dysmenorrhea, can be painful. It’s one of the most common medical problems teen girls face.

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CHOC Day at Honda Center

CHOC Night at Honda Center — March 3

Join us this Sunday for CHOC Night at Honda Center as the Anaheim Ducks play against the Colorado Avalanche! This game honors CHOC patients and includes fun activities on and off the ice with Choco, patients and physicians.

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