We Treat Kids Better

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

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The Best Hospital for Your Child? A Chief Nursing Officer’s Perspective

Mary Dee Hacker, RN, MBA serves as the chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She has more than four decades of experience in nursing and clinical care and serves as an […] Read More


Brotherly Love: A Family Gives Back

A minor cut almost took 11-year-old Jonah’s life. Now, he and his brothers are giving back to CHLA—for a ‘Dreamnight’ at the Los Angeles Zoo. Meet the Osterman brothers: Jonah, 11, and twins Asher and Dylan, 9. Normally, the boys […] Read More


Drew Barrymore Pampers CHLA Moms and Patients

Recently, the fourth floor Family Lounge was buzzing with overjoyed moms and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles patients. Drew Barrymore, brought along her cosmetic line, FLOWER Beauty, and a team of celebrity make-up and hair stylists to pamper all the mothers who […] Read More

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