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We create hope and build healthier futures.
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Children's Hospital Los Angeles has been named a top 10 hospital by U.S. News & World Report for Cardiology & Heart Surgery.
Learn more about the Heart Institute at CHLA: bit.ly/chla-heart-institute

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“We told her, ‘You’re going to get a robot leg, you’re going to be able to wear two shoes, and you’re going to be able to ride a bike.' The thing that stuck with her most was getting to wear two shoes.”

The exuberant Fiona isn't letting her prosthetic leg hold her back from anything.

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All of the scary events being reported on the news lately, including with the recent news on school closures in Los Angeles, could cause anxiety for you and your child. Stephanie Marcy, PhD, psychologist at CHLA, offers seven important tips on how to stay calm and how to handle these kinds of situations » http://bit.ly/crisis_CHLA

#pediatrics   #healthcare   #kidshealth  

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Nate, a CHLA patient, received a special gift this holiday––a kidney. And the donor? Well, it's his father.

#pediatrics   #healthcare   #kidshealth   #transplant  

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After losing both eyes to retinoblastoma, Jake's only choice was to ‪#‎FightOn‬. More on his incredible journey on becoming a long snapper for the University of Southern California » http://bit.ly/jake-chla

#pediatrics   #healthcare   #kidshealth   #retinoblastoma  

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A hospital full of Padawans ... trained by Luke Skywalker! Huge thanks to Lucasfilm, Mark Hamill, Steven Blum, and the The 501st Legion for visiting the kids at CHLA. Still smiling, our kids are. Yeesssssss. ‪

#starwars   #starwarstheforceawakens   #forceforchange

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This is Coleman. You can’t tell by looking at him that the heart that beats in his chest is not the one he was born with. Of course, that is exactly how it should be—and now he's giving back to heart patients who are just like him. http://bit.ly/coleman-chla

#pediatrics   #healthcare   #kidshealth   #cardiology

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Johnny was born with a right hand that was significantly smaller than his left, but he is now able to do things that we often overlook: catch and button his shirt. Find out more about his story! http://bit.ly/johnny-chla

#pediatrics   #healthcare   #microsurgery   #kidshealth  
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Brain surgery? No problem; At least not for Kylie.

Our doctors in the Division of Neurosurgery were able to remove Kylie’s brain tumor and now she is an active kid who loves volleyball, indoor rock climbing and theater. Find out more about her story! http://bit.ly/kylie-chla

#pediatrics   #healthcare   #neurology  
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Being diagnosed with brain cancer hasn't stopped this fashionista from wearing what she loves most: sparkly shoes.

Read her inspiring story: http://bit.ly/emily-chla

#pediatrics   #healthcare   #cancer  
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