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

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The Bumpus Family Journey and Letter of Thanks

The following letter was sent in by Trish Bumpus, mother of Lilly Bumpus, a little girl who was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma (a rare bone cancer) before she was 4 months old. Dear team of doctors, nurses and Child Life […] Read More


When You Should Call the Doctor or Dial 911

Caring for a sick child is one of the most worrisome tasks of parenthood. Many parents wonder, “How do I know when to call the pediatric care provider?” A good rule of thumb, and one I share with parents of […] Read More


Trampolines: Fun or Folly?

When I think about trampolines I get a little nostalgic. I remember my grade school physical education (P.E.) days when the “traveling trampoline” came to our school. I absolutely adored it! It felt like I was flying. The whole class […] Read More

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