Items Tagged ‘choking’

October 5, 2017

Good Place to have Surgery

By Al Al

Prior to coming here, I had a hard time swallowing solid food. It felt like I was choking. It turned out I had large nodules. Dr. Sarah Kim sent me to Dr. Yeh and I had surgery. It went well. I stayed overnight and then went home. I had some pain and nausea. Since then […]

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Tags: choking, Dr. Sarah Kim, endocrine, endocrinology, large nodules, patient stories, surgery, swallowing solid food, UCLA Endocrine Center


Seven tips for choosing safe toys this holiday season

December 16, 2016

Seven tips for choosing safe toys this holiday season

By uclahealth uclahealth

If you’re shopping for children this holiday, chances are there will be plenty of toys on your list. While play is important for developing dexterity, imagination and strength, unsafe toys are a real hazard. In 2015, emergency room doctors in the United States treated more than 254,000 toy-related injuries, according to the U.S. Consumer Product […]

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Tags: children, choking, choking hazards, electronics, emergency room, helmet, holidays, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, recalls, toddlers, toy hazards, toy recalls