Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

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Little Darth Vader About To Undergo Another Heart Surgery At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Max Page also appreciates what modern medicine is doing.

08/27/2015

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Child Who Played Darth Vader Receives New Heart Valve

A boy who famously started a Volkswagen sedan using the force as Darth Vader in a 2011 Super Bowl commercial has received a new heart valve and is due to have a pacemaker implanted in a few days.

08/27/2015

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More Than A Half-Million LAUSD Students Return To School

More than a half-million Los Angeles Unified School District students headed back to school on Tuesday.

08/18/2015

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Children’s Hospital LA Shares Check List For Kids’ Safe Return To School

The time for students to return to classes has arrived, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has come up with a checklist on how they can do so safely.

08/12/2015

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Teen Becomes First Patient On West Coast To Receive Breakthrough Treatment For Epilepsy

There is new hope for young people with epilepsy after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the implantation of a special device aimed at preventing people from dying in their sleep.

06/10/2015

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L.A. Job Prospects For Pediatric Nurses Look Healthy

Andrée Mulia, a nurse recruiter at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, says medical centers are currently seeking qualified nurses to work in such specialized areas as neonatal and pediatric oncology.

06/01/2015

Rhonda the Rhino meets and greets patients at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. (credit: CBS)

Patients At Children’s Hospital LA Get Up-Close Chance To Meet Animals At LA Zoo

Natalia Juanero, 6, was treated to a special introduction to Rhonda the Rhino.

05/29/2015

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Experts Hope Jenner Transition Announcement Increases Transgender Acceptance

Experts at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, which houses the largest clinic for transgender children in the country, hope Bruce Jenner’s announcement of transition will increase acceptance for all transgenders.

04/27/2015

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Norwalk High School Students Get Lesson In Giving Back, Raise $20K For Charity

Several high school seniors Tuesday donated more than $10,000 to several charities as part of a fundraising project at Norwalk High School.

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Boy With Genetic Disorder Inspires Fellow Patients Through Creativity, Holiday Spirit

A young child suffering from a kidney disease is bringing holiday cheer to other child-patients through his unique gift of creativity.

12/23/2014

Delorian Cole is battling her insurance company and a rare illness that causes her breasts to go rapidly. (credit: CBS)

11-Year-Old Girl Battles Her Insurance Company, Rare Illness That Causes Her Breasts To Grow Rapidly

Delorian Cole is battling a rare, painful and public disease.

11/13/2014

Maggie Tessler has Rett Syndrome. Her parents, AJ and Jenny Tessler, are hoping to find a cure. (credit: CBS)

Couple Determined To Find Cure For Daughter’s Rare Condition

“Nobody believed there was a problem, because everything was minor. Our pediatrician would say ‘it will go away,'” Jenny Tessler says.

11/12/2014

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CHLA, Church Team Up For Community Health And Wellness

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles celebrated their one-year anniversary Sunday with a health awareness event.

10/26/2014

A new art and music program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles encourages young patients to get in touch with their inner Picasso or Kahlo. (credit: CBS)

Children’s Hospital LA Offers Oasis For Young Creative Artists

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has begun a new program to encourage young patients to explore their inner Picasso and Kahlo.

09/17/2014

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Bone Marrow Transplant Cures Young Golfer Of Sickle Cell Anemia

A 10-year-old girl once held captive by excruciating headaches caused by sickle cell anemia has a new life that’s healthy and active thanks to a bone marrow transplant from her little sister.

08/18/2014

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