CHOC Children's Kids Health | July 2019
Meet Mackenzie

Living with juvenile arthritis: Mackenzie’s story

Although arthritis affects nearly 300,000 kids and teens in the U.S., most people think it only affects grown-ups. Meet Mackenzie, a brave 6-year-old girl with oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis who loves swimming lessons, gymnastics and ballet.

Meet Mackenzie
Unplugged Family Vacation

The benefits of an unplugged family vacation

Whether your family is jet-setting overseas or planning a stay-cation, the concentrated family time and slower pace lent by an unplugged family vacation can do wonders to help you reconnect and bond.

Read our experts' advice

Ideas for kid-friendly beach snacks

Healthy, hydrating and energy-packed beach snacks will ensure your kids have the nutrients they need to spend an active day at the beach.

Get a dietitian’s ideas

Did you miss it? Peek inside our Oncology Patient Ball

Teens battling long-time, life-threatening illnesses shouldn’t miss out on important rites of passage. Two patients took CHOC social media followers along for a behind-the-scenes look at the 18th annual CHOC Children’s Oncology Patient Ball presented by The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation.

Go behind the scenes
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