We first started to notice Nathan’s seizures when he was 10 weeks old. At the time we didn’t know that they were seizures, only that something seemed strange about his eyes, his facial expressions, and his body movements.

By uclahealth • July 28, 2016

Hi Everyone, We did it! Tomorrow is Cash's first birthday! All of you are on my mind and I just wanted to tell you how thankful for each and every person that has taken part in Cash's heart journey. It is because of all of you and your dedication [...]

By rainahurn • July 22, 2016

Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA is not going to the dogs. The dogs are going to the hospital. UCLA’s People-Animal Connection (PAC), the animal-assisted therapy program that provides critically ill children and adults with companionship and comfort [...]

By uclahealth • July 12, 2016

If your family is planning to head to Mexico, Europe or beyond this summer, not only will your kids will be among the approximately 1.9 million children from the U.S. traveling abroad this year. They'll also be among those exposed to new infections and health risks. Before you [...]

By • June 27, 2016

While “summertime food” may conjure images of hot dogs and ice cream, summer is actually the perfect time to increase your family’s intake of fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Whether they’re cannonballing into the pool, building sandcastles, riding bikes or scaling jungle gyms, fun in the sun makes [...]

By uclahealth • June 22, 2016

  From left to right: Myke Federman, MD, Valencia Walker, MD, Rebecca Wilkinson, Robert Kelly, MD, Karen Miotto, MD, Kanchana Wijesekera, PhD, Michelle Wu, MD, Jessica Lloyd, MD, Brenda Bursch, PhD, Samuel Martinez, MD, Ashley Jupin, Barbara Housel, Maegan Sinclair Cortez, Wendy Barrera, Alex Klomhaus, [...]

By uclahealth • June 21, 2016 For many kids, spending hours in the water this summer can bring on a painful infection of the external ear canal called swimmer’s ear. One study published in the journal Environmental Health estimated that there are at least 128 million swimming events in natural waters in the [...]

By • June 18, 2016

Many physician-scientists have ideas for research that could lead to [...]

By • June 13, 2016

Dips in the pool, long days at the beach and trips to the playground: summer is synonymous with outdoor fun. Prolonged heat exposure on sunny days can also carry potential risks for kids, such as dehydration, heat illness and sunburn. But the good news is that they are easily [...]

By uclahealth • May 5, 2016

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