We Treat Kids Better

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


Patient Story: Kate’s Fighting Spirit

Few things are more inspiring than meeting a young person who has faced extreme adversity head on and come out stronger than ever. Kate Lopez is one of these inspiring young people. A long, brave journey In September 2011, Kate […] Read More

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Therapy Dog, McEnroe, Provokes a Big Belly Laugh

Our registered therapy dogs of the Amerman Family Foundation Dog Therapy Program have serviced CHLA patients with great pride. The 60 four-legged volunteers often bring a heartwarming and uplifting experience to many of our families and patients. A recent visit […] Read More

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From Obese to Optimistic: How CHLA Volunteer Inspires Kids to Live Healthy

Kyle Wong, age 47, is a health and wellness geek. He can talk for hours about nutritious foods and spends his weekends ziplining, hiking, boogie-boarding and “having as much fun as possible”. Rewind to three years and 114 pounds ago, […] Read More

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