We Treat Kids Better

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


Uncovering Cold Sore Facts and Prevention Methods

Many of my blog posts are either inspired by or feature my daughter, but this particular topic—cold sores—was inspired by my oldest childhood friend. When we were young, she would call her cold sores “fever blisters,” which is a nickname […] Read More

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Baseball Pitchers and Volleyball Spikers Have Something in Common: Similar Shoulder and Elbow Injuries

By J. Lee Pace, MD, director of Sports Medicine, Children’s Orthopaedic Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Spring is upon us and that means all our young baseball players are gearing up for the season! Since we’re in Southern California, […] Read More


Best Way to Prepare for Your Child’s Chemotherapy, Radiation Treatment

Having your child be diagnosed with cancer is a scary time. The idea of starting chemotherapy or radiation therapy can be overwhelming. As a nurse practitioner in the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, […] Read More

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