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"We’re trying to figure out the best therapies that are tailored to each type of brain tumor…it’s a personalized medicine approach."

-Mark Krieger, MD, chief of neurosurgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

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"Fenton gently crawled right up on the bed, laid his head on the child’s lap and extended his paw so they could hold hands."
Read about Fenton's special visit at CHLA! http://www.wetreatkidsbetter.org/2014/07/therapy-dog-fenton-is-a-natural-at-making-patients-happy/

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Whether kids are swimming in the local pool or the great Pacific Ocean, do you know the best ways to keep kids safe this summer? Take our quiz and when you do, $1 will be donated to CHLA! Click here http://bit.ly/CHLASummerQuizgp

#summertime   #summerfun   #safety   #safetytips  
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We took our top five summer safety tips and created a quiz. See if you can guess "What's wrong with this picture?" For every quiz taken, $1 will be donated to the hospital. Click here http://bit.ly/CHLASummerQuizgp

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Get a front seat experience of the science behind the award-winning care at CHLA by following our new Tumblr blog! You’ll learn more about the mechanisms behind child health, and receive timely updates from experts in the world of medical science. Click here http://researchlablog.org/
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Great news! For the 3rd year in a row, we've been ranked the 5th best children's hospital in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report.
Click here to see how some of our specialties like cancer, cardiology, etc. rank http://www.CHLA.org/USNews
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Congratulations to the 135 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles physicians who were listed as Top Doctors in the July/August issue of Pasadena Magazine http://www.CHLA.org/TopDocs
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A walk to a friend’s house took a turn. CHLA patient, Grant Virgin, makes an incredible recovery after a traumatic car accident. Click here http://bit.ly/CHLAGrantVirgin to read the full story on how Grant and CHLA teamed up to get him back on his feet!
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I understand the feeling of wanting to walk again. And specially relating of being a child in mypast in NEW YORK CITY in terrible car accident at the of six years old.I thank god for medical research staff for providing staff care in feeling my legs back,walking. 
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Investigators from The Saban Research Institute are using movie-grade animation technology and advanced x-ray imaging techniques (LungMAP project) to perform non-invasive bronchoscopy. They can now visualize how cells communicate in the developing lung and follow how these processes evolve over time.

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CHLA pharmacists and pharmacist interns participated in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day and educated the community on safe medicine disposal. http://www.wetreatkidsbetter.org/2014/06/chla-pharmacists-educate-the-community-on-safe-medicine-disposal/
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 [RN Remedies] There are peanuts in many foods especially if the food manufacturer uses peanuts mixed in that cannot be seen. Click here to get the run-down on peanut allergy and how you can help your child http://www.wetreatkidsbetter.org/2014/06/peanut-allergy-and-kids/

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"All the heart doctors are amazing and I want to help them train the next set of doctors and help provide them with the most modern equipment possible," - Eileen Garrido (age 14) on why she wants to raise $10,000 by June 10, the date of her next heart surgery.

http://www.wetreatkidsbetter.org/2014/06/teen-raising-10000-to-help-heart-patients-just-like-her/

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Founded in 1901, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is the oldest freestanding pediatric hospital in California. Licensed for 603 beds, Children’s Hospital can care for more kids than any other pediatric hospital in the state. Our world-class medical staff work in multispecialty teams to provide patients with family-centered care. The hospital is also home to The Saban Research Institute, one of few freestanding research centers in the U.S. where the power of scientific inquiry and clinical care are combined, and devoted exclusively to children.