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For two weeks this summer, Leanne Ho, a senior at Oxford Academy in Cypress, immersed herself in the fascinating world of biotechnology and medical device innovation and entrepreneurship. She was one of 57 sophomore through senior high school students from five different Orange County school districts who participated in the Medical, Innovation, Research and Entrepreneurship … continue reading
We understand how important it is to visit loved ones during a hospitalization, especially a child’s. However, for the safety of our patients, families, physicians and staff, CHOC Children’s strictly enforces limited visitation on our campus during times such as flu season and the COVID-19 pandemic. Our pediatric psychologists and child life specialists have teamed … continue reading
As temperatures begin to cool and the community prepares for Halloween celebrations, CHOC Children’s experts provide the following recommendations for how to celebrate Halloween safely amid COVID-19. “Celebrating holidays such as Halloween is a treasured part of childhood, and we want all children and families to make special memories together. It’s important to heed safety … continue reading
By Dr. Rei Tosu, a CHOC Children’s pediatrician I’m a board-certified pediatrician at Los Alamitos Pediatrics, part of the CHOC Children’s Primary Care Network. I’ve been a pediatrician for 18 years and chose pediatrics because I love working with children. I feel that I can have the most positive impact on the health and development … continue reading
When Caleb was born, his parents were thrilled to grow their family with a healthy baby boy. The first two years of Caleb’s life were typical and the family of four enjoyed spending time together. Three years later, his mother’s keen eye and a pediatrician’s intuition ultimately led to an unexpected diagnosis that would alter … continue reading
When you arrive to the hematology and oncology unit at CHOC Children’s Hospital, there’s someone you won’t miss — and if you do, he’ll make sure you notice him. Three-year-old Austin, a CHOC patient, is a bundle of energy and can often be found running around in a costume, jamming out to his favorite music or yelling out, “Hi!” to everyone who … continue reading