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Crews Break Ground On Shriners Hospital For Children In Pasadena

Southland lawmakers, business executives and patients were on hand Wednesday for a groundbreaking ceremony on a new $77 million, state-of-the-art medical center in Pasadena.


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Charity Works To Bring Toys, Comfort Items To Hospitalized Children

The Starlight Foundation has partnered with the Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA to create a more relaxing environment for their young patients.


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Law Extends California Funding For Pediatric Trauma Centers

Funding for pediatric trauma centers throughout California will be extended after a Los Angeles legislator’s bill was signed into law Tuesday.



Girls Can Build Foundation Of Health, Well-Being With Help From ‘The Care & Keeping Of You 2’

Cara Natterson, a pediatrician and an award-winning author of several books on parenting and child health, stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to discuss her new book, “The Care and Keeping of You 2”.

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Study: Autism Risk May Be Higher For Babies With Jaundice

Researchers warn that even if there is a link between jaundice and autism, the study still doesn’t answer whether one of the ailments could cause the other.