Items Tagged ‘Pediatricians’

Pediatric Clinic Moves to New Manhattan Beach Location

September 20, 2019

Pediatric Clinic Moves to New Manhattan Beach Location

By uclahealth uclahealth

On Tuesday, September 17, we celebrated the opening of our Manhattan Beach Pediatric Clinic’s new location at 1000 N. Sepulveda Blvd. with a ribbon-cutting and ceremony featuring special guests from the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce and the six pediatricians who will be providing care to families and children in the South Bay area:  Dr. […]

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Tags: Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes, Pediatricians, pediatricians in the South Bay, pediatrics, Redondo Beach, Torrance, UCLA Health Manhattan Beach Pediatrics


Pediatricians and public health professionals must collaborate for the greater good

January 22, 2018

Pediatricians and public health professionals must collaborate for the greater good

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

The water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan, was first exposed publicly when pediatrician Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha held a news conference addressing the alarming levels of lead she and her colleagues were seeing in patients’ blood. The Centers for Disease Control and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) worked together to recognize the link between the […]

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Tags: American Academy of Pediatrics, children, dr. alice kuo, pediatrician, Pediatricians, pediatrics, policy, public health


When to address childhood growth concerns

July 20, 2016

When to address childhood growth concerns

By uclahealth uclahealth

When parents or their pediatricians are concerned about a child’s growth, they should seek a consultation. Given that earlier treatment is more likely to be successful, it’s best not to delay seeking those answers. With the introduction of recombinant human growth hormone, the treatment of childhood growth disorders has evolved significantly. When used appropriately, and […]

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Tags: biosynthetic growth hormone, childhood growth disorders, children growth, childrens health, Dr. Anna Pawlikowska-Haddal, growth hormone, Pediatricians, UCLA Growth Disorders Program, vital signs


When it's more than just an ouch! What parents should know

April 12, 2016

When it’s more than just an ouch! What parents should know

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

All kids experience pain at some point, whether from injury or illness. For some kids, however, the pain is chronic and doesn’t respond well to treatment. That doesn’t mean there’s no hope. The past decade has brought a wealth of research and newer technologies, such as brain imaging, which have led not only to increased […]

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Tags: children, childrens health, Dr. Lonnie Zeltzer, pain and children, Pediatricians, UCLA Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care Program