Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

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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

Skylar Streeter was nearly killed by a hit-and-run driver in May. He's hard to learn to walk and talk all over again. (credit: CBS)

High School Student Seriously Hurt In Hit-And-Run In May Makes Plea To Driver From Hospital

Security video of the accident shows Streeter getting hit bv a car that never stopped.

07/11/2014

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Boy With Genetic Disorder Builds Lego Tribute To Children’s Hospital LA

Two things keep Dylan Prunty going—the doctors at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Legos.

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Chemotherapy Barbies Help Give Young Cancer Patients An Emotional Lift

Special chemotherapy Barbie dolls are helping to give young cancer patients an emotional lift.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2014

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CHLA’s Music Therapy Program Helps Family Cope With Tragedy

A family that’s been through their fair share of medical turmoil this year has found solace in a music therapy program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

06/12/2014

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