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Fontana Police Officer Doug Locey. (credit: CBS)

Fontana Officer Credited With Saving 6-Month-Old Baby’s Life

A six-month-old boy is alive tonight and a veteran Fontana police department officer is credited with saving the child’s life.


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Study: Food For Sale At Children’s Hospitals Often Unhealthy

The food being sold at children’s hospitals throughout the Southland frequently is no better than fast-food fare, UCLA and the RAND Corp. said in a study released Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/02/2011

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Mom Pleads For Help After Hit-And-Run Driver Leaves Son Brain Damaged

The mother of a 9-year-old boy left brain damaged by a hit-and-run driver is pleading for the public’s help in tracking down the culprit.


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OC Children’s Hospital Seeks Donations After Losing Hundreds Of DVDs

While donations are welcome, the hospital would prefer gift cards so its staff could pick out the DVDs most appropriate for children.


Sonia Hermosillo is accused of throwing her 7-month-old off a parking structure. (Credit: CBS)

Infant Boy Thrown From Parking Structure Dies

The 7-month old boy reportedly thrown by his mother off a parking structure at Children’s Hospital Orange County has died, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/24/2011

The late, great John Anderson...a philanthropist who often gifted his alma mater. (credit: Topa Equities Ltd.)

Noted UCLA Philanthropist John Anderson Dies At 93

Philanthropist John Anderson, whose financial support of his alma mater’s business program led to his name adorning the UCLA Anderson School of Management, died today at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center at age 93.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2011

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$636M Building Opens At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

A $636 million building was dedicated Thursday at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles that will offer 317 more pediatric-care beds at the hospital campus.


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Police Investigate Accidental Shooting Of Indio Girl, 7

A 7-year-old girl was in stable but serious condition Monday after being accidentally shot in the chest during a family Mother’s Day party in Indio, according to a police spokesperson.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2011

Bel Air Couple Gives Children’s Hospital $50M Donation

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles received a $50 million donation for its new hospital building, the hospital reported Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2011

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USC Gets $100K For NFL Heart Rate Study

Childrens Hospital LA also received funding to conduct research as part of USC study on heart rate behavior of professional football players.


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Children’s Hospital Warns Christmas Toys Pose Choking Risk

In the wake of over a quarter of a million toy-related injuries last season, safety groups are urging parents to use caution when shopping for their kids’ toys this Christmas.


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Stimulus Money To Fund Experimental Eye Cancer Treatment

Thanks to Uncle Sam, researchers will test the effectiveness of a tiny device attached to the eye’s exterior that can deliver chemotherapy.


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Have Researchers Discovered A Leukemia Gene?

Researchers at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Monday announced identification of a mutated gene which plays a role in the development of B-precursor leukemia, the most common form of childhood cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/13/2010