Pediatrics

During National Breastfeeding Month, and all year round, help is available for families

By Sandy Cohen • July 26, 2022

The program is closing in on transplanting its 500th heart into a child recipient

By uclahealth • July 18, 2022

The team transplants 10 to 13 hearts in pediatric patients annually, with excellent survival rates

By uclahealth • July 18, 2022

Protection is now available for children as young as 6 months

By Sandy Cohen • June 29, 2022

There is abundant evidence, both scientific and anecdotal, that interacting with a dog or other type of therapy animal can be beneficial to hospital patients

By Ask the Doctors • June 6, 2022

Pinworms, also known as Enterobius vermicularis, are the most common cause of worm infections in the United States

By Ask the Doctors • May 30, 2022

While liver disease in children is not rare, a cluster of cases in the span of a few months raises alarms

By Ask the Doctors • May 20, 2022

‘My advice is not to panic. Work with your health care provider or your pediatrician to navigate this,’ says UCLA Health’s Dr. Kara Calkins

By uclahealth • May 18, 2022

Children younger than 5 still aren’t eligible for vaccination against SARS-CoV-2

By Sandy Cohen • May 13, 2022

Kidneys are vital to good bone health. Because the bones of children are growing and developing, chronic kidney disease is especially serious

By uclahealth • May 11, 2022