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A Children’s Hospital Los Angeles blog about pediatric health, injury prevention and inspiring stories.

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Faith-Based Summer Camp Promotes “Healthy Environment, Active Living”

At exactly 4:30 pm, counselors blow their whistles and a storm of breathless kids—basketballs and hula hoops in hand— rush inside and take their seats. It’s graduation day at Camp H.E.A.L. “Today, your kids are the teachers,” says Minister Dawnesha […] Read More

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ThinkCure! Weekend 2014: Patients Take the Field at Dodgers Stadium

On August 23-24, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles patients and doctors from the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases took the field at Dodgers Stadium for ThinkCure! Weekend. The annual two-day event benefits cancer research at CHLA and City of Hope […] Read More

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Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Star Chris Pratt Surprises CHLA Patients

Dressed in the brown and red leather, chain metal and well-worn boots of Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord, Marvel’s  Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt gave Children’s Hospital Los Angeles patients a surprise they couldn’t believe on Wednesday, August 20. Patients […] Read More

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