CHOC | Kids Health May 2021
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Reduce Stigma Around Mental Illness

Five practical ways to help reduce stigma around mental illness

Small shifts in our day-to-day lives can go a long way toward reducing a stigma around mental illness. With May being Mental Health Awareness month, there’s no better time than now to help beat the stigma.

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Tonsillectomy Madison

Tonsillectomy technique speeds return to normal diet, reduces pain

Less than four hours after her tonsillectomy, Madison had a request: a cheeseburger, please. Madison underwent an intracapsular tonsillectomy, which is championed at CHOC and has shown to result in less bleeding and pain; a reduced need for pain medication; and a rapid return to a normal diet.

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Disney stories

Enhancing CHOC magic through the power of Disney stories

A philanthropic initiative from Disney is infusing additional joy and magic into the hospital experience for patients and families.

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ADHD in children: What parents should know

It’s estimated that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects up to 5 percent of school-aged children. In this Q & A, a pediatric psychologist helps parents understand what signs to look for, what steps to take if ADHD is suspected, and how parents can support children with the condition.

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US News 2020-21 for KH enews
U.S. News & World Report has ranked CHOC as one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals in the 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.

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