What does my child’s cough mean? – CHOC

Causes and treatments for common coughs in kids and teens During cold and flu season, many families may have members coughing for days or weeks. With a wide range of…

Backpack safety tips for kids and teens – CHOC

Backpacks come in all sizes, colors, fabrics, and shapes and help kids express their own personal sense of style. And when used properly, they’re incredibly handy. But backpacks can strain…

How to help your child who is socially anxious – CHOC

Published on: September 22, 2022Last updated: September 20, 2022 Anxiety can be a normal reaction to stressful experiences and is a natural human emotion. Anxiety can warn us about dangers,…

SIBO and IB-Stim: Amelie’s road back to enjoying food – CHOC

One year ago, healthy 14-year-old Amelie suddenly began having severe stomach pain, nausea and abdominal cramping. Initially, Amelie assumed she had a bad case of the stomach flu, but her…

How to spot signs of anxiety in school-aged children – CHOC

Worrying about many things can be normal for children. Your child might worry about the dark, loud noises, leaving their parents, trying a new activity, taking a test at school…

Young adult oncology program at CHOC gives purpose: Vincent’s story – CHOC

The Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Treatment Program at the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC saved 27-year-old Vincent’s life — in more ways than one.   Pediatric cancers are cancers…

Ear infections and kids: What parents should know  – CHOC

If your child complains of ear pain or discomfort or is seen tugging on their ears following a cold, they may be struggling with otitis media or infection of the…

Playing with tiny, high-powered magnet toys risky for young children – CHOC

Why playing with magnets may be bad for kids, tips for preventing swallowing A recent 2-year-old’s trip to Julia and George Argyros Emergency Department at CHOC Hospital highlights the dangers…

Choc Chip and Condensed Milk Cookies

Summary Servings 80 Time Needed 5 mins Prep 15 mins Cook Ingredients 5 Difficulty Easy Ingredients 500 g Butter 1/2 cup Caster Sugar 250 g Chocolate Buds 400 g Tin…

Seeking Joy: A mental health journey – CHOC

Content warning: The following article references experiences of suicidal ideation and self-harm. If you or someone you know is at risk of hurting themselves or others, call 911 immediately. Joy,…